Raiders Cut WR Who Played 9 Games for Team Last Season

The Las Vegas Raiders have waived wide receiver D.J. Turner, who was previously placed on the Reserve/Injured list.

1. D.J. Turner Waived by Las Vegas Raiders

Due to the depth of wide receivers on the Raiders roster, players from last year's squad are facing challenges to retain their roster spots.

2. Roster Thinning in Deep Wide Receiver Group

Turner managed to secure a spot on the active roster after last year's training camp and played in nine games, although he did not make any receptions.

3. Turner's Past Season

In the games he played, Turner was utilized as a runner for four plays, gaining a total of 26 yards.

4. Limited Contributions

Standing at 5-foot-8, Turner is relatively small for a wide receiver. The team drafted another small receiver, Tre Tucker (5-foot-9), further impacting Turner's chances of making the roster.

5. Physical Profile

The Raiders drafted Tre Tucker in the third round of the 2023 NFL Draft, adding to their wide receiver options.

6. Impact of Draft Pick

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo acknowledged Tucker's explosive qualities and fighting spirit. He praised Tucker's potential but emphasized that there's still room for improvement.

7. Garoppolo's Perspective on Tucker

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