Dec. 21, 2010
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ALAMEDA (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed former UFL punter Danny Baugher to their practice squad as insurance if Shane Lechler is unable to play this week.Baugher's agent David Canter confirmed the signing Tuesday.Lechler strained his hamstring in Sunday's win over Denver and briefly left the game. Kicker Sebastian Janikowski punted once in his place.
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The Raiders wanted to have another punter in place if Lechler can't play Sunday against Indianapolis.Baugher spent this past season with Las Vegas of the United Football League. He led the league with a 44.6-yard gross average and 36.7 net.He has never played in an NFL game.
Raiders Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele, running back Taiwan Jones and safety Brynden Trawick are currently enjoying their offseason in New Zealand.
But a few videos they posted going white-water rafting and bungee jumping left head coach Jack Del Rio a bit anxious.
"Anxiety level went up a bit thinking of my BIG pro bowl LG on the rapids!!" Del Rio tweeted Monday. "Can't leave out Brynden or Taiwan either ... have fun and be safe"
Osemele has posted a handful of photos and videos from the trip, including one of a raft capsizing with the caption: "It got real out there!!! Category 4 Rapids #NewZealand." Another showed the 6-foot-5, 333-pounder doing a backflip off a bungee platform with the caption: "Just did a backflip off the highest swing in the WORLD!!!!!!! Crazy!!! #LivingLife"
Trent Richardson is reportedly in some trouble.
Richardson was arrested on Thursday night for domestic violence, according to TMZ Sports.
The former running back was taken into custody on a third degree charge, the report states, with bail being set for $1,000.
The arrest was made in Hoover, Alabama.
The Browns selected Richardson with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft.
He was traded to the Colts in 2013 and played for Indianapolis in 2014.
He signed with the Raiders in 2015 and appeared in three exhibition games, but did not make the team.
The 26-year old was cut by the Ravens last August.