Raiders sign free agent safety Asante

Raiders sign free agent safety Asante
August 6, 2014, 4:45 pm
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Larry Asante was selected in the fifth round (160th overall) by the Browns in the 2010 NFL Draft. (AP)

The Raiders signed free agent S Larry Asante, general manager Reggie McKenzie announced Wednesday.

Asante joins the Raiders following stops with the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts. For his career, the 6-foot, 210-pounder has played in 17 games and totaled 12 tackles (nine solo), one interception, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.

He played in five games last season for the Colts, seeing time primarily on special teams.

To make room on the roster, the Raiders waived/injured S Shelton Johnson.