HENDERSON, Nev. – The Las Vegas Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent LB Robert Spillane, the club announced Thursday.
Spillane joins the Silver and Black after spending the last three years with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2019-21) and has played in 52 career games with 16 starts, totaling 166 tackles (111 solo), eight passes defensed, three sacks, one interception returned for a TD and one fumble recovery, while adding 25 stops on special teams.
In 2022, Spillane played in 16 games with five starts and registered career highs in tackles (77), tackles for loss (four) and passes defensed (four).
A native of Oak Park, Ill., Spillane played four seasons at Western Michigan (2014-17) where he totaled 312 tackles, 32.5 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, four interceptions, five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles, earning All Mid-American Conference Second Team in his final two seasons.
View photos of new Raiders linebacker Robert Spillane in action. Over 52 games, Spillane has totaled 162 tackles, 8 pass deflections, 3 sacks and 1 interception.