The Raiders signed WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh on Tuesday, solidifying their receiving corps and giving QB Carson Palmer a familiar target to throw to.
The Raiders signed veteran CB Lito Sheppard, the team announced on Friday.
In the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Minnesota’s defensive backs.
With Cedric Griffin out for the season and no other reliable options to turn to, the Vikings must get rookie Chris Cook healthy and get him in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Vikings CB Chris Cook tore the meniscus in his left knee during practice this week and will miss Monday night's game against the Jets.
The Vikings have yet to figure out who will fill in for RCB Cedric Griffin, who will not be in the lineup in the season opener at New Orleans.
The Vikings knew they had to add CB insurance given the season-ending ACL injury to Cedric Griffin and the fact that Antoine Winfield also is coming off an injury-marred season.
The Vikings found CB help on the eve of the draft, signing ninth-year CB Lito Sheppard, who was cut by the Jets this offseason.
The release of Lito Sheppard was expected, as the Jets made it clear they would not be paying the $10 million roster bonus he was due this month.