The Oakland Raiders cut linebacker Curtis Lofton one year into a three-year, $18.5 million contract.
Lofton signed a five-year, $27.5 million deal in 2012 with the New Orleans Saints.
Lofton, 29, has never missed a game.
Lofton played one year and made $6.5 million in Oakland.
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