Raiders Cancel Visit With Brian Cushing

The Raiders won’t be meeting with Brian Cushing after all. After agreeing to terms with fellow veteran ‘backer Derrick Johnson, the Raiders have called off their scheduled Sunday summit with Cushing, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets

Initially, it appeared that Cushing would join a revamped linebacker group that includes newcomers Johnson, Emmanuel Lamur, and Tahir Whitehead. That would have been quite a crowd, however, especially since holdovers Cory JamesBruce Irvin, Shilique Calhoun, and Nicholas Morrow are also under contract.

Cushing’s March meeting with the Seahawks appears to be the only visit he’s taken thus far in free agency. With the Oakland visit 86’d, his reps will continue to scour the market for other options.

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  1. TJECK109

    I’m shocked he hasn’t filed a grievance against the NFL saying owners have it out for him for his PED issue and just plain bizarre performances

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