Raiders sign Sam Montgomery

The Oakland Raiders have signed former Houston Texans outside linebacker Sam Montgomery to the practice squad, according to his agent.

They also signed safety Kyle McCarthy to the practice squad.

Montgomery is a former Texans third-round draft pick from LSU.

He was released for violating team rules for allegedly smoking marijuana before a game against the Kansas City Chiefs this season, but Montgomery has denied doing so

At LSU, Montgomery had 19 career sacks.

He has worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals previously this season.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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