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Raiders Add Howell, Release Robinson

Posted Jun 8, 2012

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent offensive lineman Nick Howell, and released FB TréShawn Robinson.


The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent offensive lineman Nick Howell.

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent offensive lineman Nick Howell, the team announced Friday. The Raiders also released fullback TréShawn Robinson, who was signed as an undrafted free agent in May.

The 6-foot-5, 290-pound Howell entered the NFL with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent out of USC in 2010. He then spent time on the San Francisco 49ers’ practice squad during the 2010 season and was released by the 49ers during training camp in 2011. He was signed to a reserve/future contract by the New Orleans Saints in January 2012 and was released in May.