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Raiders Sign Latham To Active Roster; Place James On IR

Posted Dec 13, 2017

The Oakland Raiders have signed DT Darius Latham to the active roster, the club announced Wednesday.

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed DT Darius Latham to the active roster, the club announced Wednesday. He will wear No. 75.

Latham originally signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in May 2016. He has appeared in 15 career games, with 14 of those coming in 2016. Latham has totaled 18 tackles (11 solo) and two passes defensed in his career.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have placed LB Cory James on the Reserve/Injured List. James appeared in 10 games this year, making nine starts and totaled 67 tackles (45), one forced fumble and two passes defensed.

Additionally, the Raiders have signed DL Joby Saint Fleur to the practice squad. Saint Fleur originally signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent this past May. He played four years at Northwestern Oklahoma State, appearing in 43 games with 32 starts and totaling 208 tackles (128) and 23 sacks.