Raiders sign DB Burris, place S Abram on IR

The Oakland Raiders signed defensive back Juston Burris and placed safety Johnathan Abram on injured reserve, the team announced Friday.

Burris was a fourth-round pick of the New York Jets in 2016 and remained with the team until being cut in October last year. The Cleveland Browns signed the 26-year-old off the Jets' practice squad in November.

In three seasons overall, Burris has 39 tackles and two interceptions in 38 games (two starts). He primarily played on special teams.

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Abram, Oakland's first-round pick (27th overall) this year, injured his shoulder early in the Raiders' 24-16 season-opening victory against visiting Denver on Monday night.

Coach Jon Gruden announced Wednesday that Abram would undergo surgery and likely miss the rest of the season.

--Field Level Media

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