The Raiders were busy on Thursday as they continued to alter their roster before the start of manadatory minicamp, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports. The team cut tight end Scott Simonson and linebackers Jacoby Hale and Miles Burris. Oakland added wide receiver Kris Durham and linebacker Chase Williams.
Linebacker Miles Burris wrote on his Instagram that he has been released by the Raiders, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Burris started all 16 games for the Raiders last season and recorded 109 tackles, 76 of them solo. His release appears to be a casualty of Oakland going in a new direction with its coaching staff, as Burris was preferred by former defensive coordinator Jason Tarver.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (quad) and linebacker Miles Burris (hip) are active for Thursday night's game against the Chiefs. Both players were listed as probable coming in to the Week 12 matchup.
The Raiders ruled out cornerbacks Carlos Rogers (knee) and T.J. Carrie (ankle), tight end David Ausberry (foot) and safety Jonathan Dowling (back) for Thursday night's game against the Chiefs. Quarterback Derek Carr (quad) and linebacker Miles Burris (hip) are probable.
The following players on the injury report were listed active for the Raiders in London against the Dolphins in Week 4: Chimdi Chekwa (knee), Miles Burris (foot) and Maurice Jones-Drew (hand).