The Las Vegas Raiders have waived wide receiver D.J. Turner, who was previously placed on the Reserve/Injured list.
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.
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.
In the games he played, Turner was utilized as a runner for four plays, gaining a total of 26 yards.
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.
The Raiders drafted Tre Tucker in the third round of the 2023 NFL Draft, adding to their wide receiver options.
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.
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