ALAMEDA – Mario Edwards Jr. was out with his Raiders teammates for the offseason’s first OTA session. He had a helmet on, rotating in during individual and team drills.
The Raiders signed sixth-round linebacker Cory James to a rookie contract, the team announced on Friday.
Karl Joseph should’ve been the prominent Raiders story following the NFL Draft’s opening round. Earlier in the day, however, Mark Davis stole some of his headlines.
The Raiders signed another key member of their draft class, completing a pact with second-round defensive lineman Jihad Ward on Wednesday.
The Raiders invited several young players to join their rookie minicamp, with little hope of making the 90-man roster. The odds of joining the team were slim, but five players made the cut.