Raiders pick up linebacker not named Tatupu

Raiders pick up linebacker not named Tatupu
August 31, 2011, 10:54 pm
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Paul Gutierrez
CSNCalifornia.comStill holding out hope for the likes of Lofa Tatupu suddenly showing up at the Raiders facility in Alameda to shore up Oakland's linebacker corps?Don't hold your breath. Unless Tatupu put in some time with the UFL's Florida Tuskers no one knows about.The Raiders on Wednesday claimed linebacker Jeremy Leman off waivers from San Diego and waivedinjured undrafted rookie free agent defensive back Zac Etheridge (knee) in the corresponding roster move. Oakland also put rookie undrafted free agent offensive lineman Lou Eliades on Injured Reserve a day after he was waivedinjured.The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Leman, who played collegiately at Illinois, has been on practice squads with Philadelphia, San Diego, Minnesota and the Chargers again. Before last season's turn in San Diego, he played for current Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan in the UFL. Bresnahan was Leman's defensive coordinator in 2010 with the Tuskers.Leman, 26, had three tackles in three preseason games with the Chargers this season.

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