The Las Vegas Raiders have signed veteran defensive deal with Gerald McCoy to a contract, the membership introduced Wednesday. This signing comes within the aftermath of McCoy understanding for the staff the place he appeared impressed sufficient to have the group transfer ahead with a contract. The monetary parameters of McCoy’s take care of Las Vegas weren’t instantly disclosed.
McCoy missed all of final season after struggling a ruptured quadriceps throughout a follow as a member of the Cowboys, with whom he signed a three-year deal again in March 2020. He was launched by Dallas in mid-August of final 12 months and has been recovering since. Previous to that harm and touchdown with the Cowboys, McCoy spent the 2019 season as a member of the Carolina Panthers the place he began all 16 video games and totaled 5 sacks and 13 quarterback hits. Most notably, nonetheless, the 33-year-old is a former first-round decide (No. 3 total) of the Buccaneers again in 2010. In Tampa, McCoy reached the Professional Bowl six occasions and was a 2013 All-Professional.
For his profession, he has 352 tackles, 59.5 sacks, 79 tackles for a loss, and 24 cross breakups.
McCoy will be a part of a Raiders defensive deal with group that consists of Matt Dickerson, Johnathan Hankins, Quinton Jefferson, Darius Philon, Niles Scott, Darius Stills, and Solomon Thomas. Now that he is wholesome, he’ll have the ability to soar into camp with Las Vegas and compete for a spot on the inside of that line of defense.