Raiders To Sign Marshall Newhouse

The Raiders have agreed to a two-year contract with free agent offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse, tweets Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

Marshall Newhouse

Menelik’s deal comes on the heels of now-former Raider tackle Menelik Watson‘s decision to sign with Denver earlier Friday. Like Watson, Newhouse has functioned as a swing tackle throughout his career. Newhouse’s first stop was with the Packers, who drafted him in 2010 – when now-Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was in their front office.

In stints with the Pack, Bengals and Giants, the six-year veteran totaled 86 appearances and 56 starts. He has started in all of his appearances in two separate seasons – 2012 and 2015 – but only in six of 10 games last year. Pro Football Focus ranked Newhouse 46th among 78 O-tackles in 2016.

In Oakland, the 28-year-old Newhouse should serve as quality depth behind the team’s starting bookends, left tackle Donald Penn and right tackle Austin Howard. Penn is known for his durability, having never missed a regular-season game in his decadelong career, though Howard has sat out a combined eight games since 2015.

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5 comments on “Raiders To Sign Marshall Newhouse

  1. Scpousn

    What in the hell is Reggie thinking…this guy brings ZERO help…wtf

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    • bowserhound

      I’m just glad they did something, unlike the editors here at PFR.

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    • JT19

      It’s called depth. All 22 starters aren’t going to make it through the entire year. Plus, the Raiders have to save money for Carr and Mack (and eventually Cooper) while still being in line with the cap.

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  2. Artdaimpaler

    Depth is good, but when you lose 4 starters on D it’s bad. Lol let’s hope we turn it around. Carr is going to take maybe 15 mil Mack 15. We have about 42 mil to spend. Cooper is next year when our cap is about 80 mil. So no need to worry about that now. We have a good 12-15 mil to spend.

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    • [email protected]

      both will get at least 20, Carr closer to 25. Not sure where got 15 from.

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