ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent S Lamarcus Joyner, the team announced Thursday.
Joyner signs with the Raiders having spent his first five seasons with the Rams after being selected by the club in the second round (41st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Over his career, Joyner has played in 67 contests with 42 starts, totaling 302 tackles (233 solo), four interceptions, 25 passes defensed, five sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. In four postseason appearances, Joyner has compiled 26 stops (20).
Last season, the 5-foot-8, 191-pounder started in all 15 regular season appearances, totaling 78 tackles (58), one interception, three passes defensed, one sack and one fumble recovery. He set a career high in tackles (78) in 2018, while also starting in all three playoff contests en route to a Super Bowl LIII appearance.
A native of Miami, Fla., Joyner played four seasons (2010-13) at Florida State, appearing in 55 contests and making 40 starts, totaling 197 tackles (128), eight interceptions, 15 passes defensed, 6.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. Joyner was named a consensus first-team All-American as a senior in 2013.
Meet new Raiders safety Lamarcus Joyner who was a franchise player for the Rams and has spent the last five seasons in Los Angeles and St. Louis.