On a day in which teams are throwing money at free agents the Raiders have taken a different approach. Namely, they're cutting guys. And not your run-of-the-mill backups occupying roster spots 50-53. These are some high-profile names.
Brandian Ross is listed as the backup right cornerback on the Raiders' depth chart. And the backup free safety. But that only tells part of the story about this former Packers practice squad player turned Raiders jack of all defensive back trades.
Defensive end Andre Carter was on the field for a season-high 65 percent of the Raiders' defensive plays (32 of 49) during Sunday's 15-0 shutout of Kansas City and had one of his most productive games of the year.