Raiders sign cornerback Ross off Packers practice squad

Terry McCormick

The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of cornerback Brandian Ross off the Green Bay Packers practice squad.

The Raiders have been short-handed at cornerback, losing Ron Bartell to a shoulder injury.

Ross began the season as a member of the Packers' 53-man roster, but was waived on Sept. 10 and re-signed to Green Bay's practice squad on Sept. 12. He spent all of 2011 on the Packers practice squad.

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