It was widely thought to be a closed competition when the Las Vegas Raiders cut rookie Dominik Eberle on Aug. 3, leaving incumbent Daniel Carlson as the only kicker in the Raiders’ training camp. In reality, though, Carlson is far from a lock to be the Raiders’ kicker this season. We are 25 days away from the final cut-down date and we are 33 days from the Raiders open the season at the Carolina Panthers.
Raiders’ Will Stanback returns to training camp amid unspeakable heartbreak A former Canadian League all-star who hopes to make a run at the Raiders roster returned to training camp Tuesday while dealing with the tragedy of losing both his parents, a team source confirmed. Running back Will Stanback lost his father William on July 21 from bladder cancer. His mother, Patricia, passed away on July 30 from a heart attack, according to NFL Media's Tom Pelissero.
Which came as a surprise to Kwiatoski, who went from developmental player to a free agent target in four seasons with the Chicago Bears. Initially going into free agency before everything picked up, I really had no idea what was going to happen,” Kwiatkoski said Monday during a zoom conference call. I was just kind of playing it by ear.