Raiders cut ties with 8 players

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have cut ties with eight players following the NFL draft.

The Raiders announced Tuesday that receiver James Jones and offensive lineman Kevin Boothe were released and linebacker Miles Burris was waived with an injured designation.

The team also waived 2013 sixth-round tight end Nick Kasa after he failed a physical. The other players waived are cornerback Jansen Watson, defensive tackle Kona Scwhenke, and linebackers Justin Jackson and Bojay Filimoeatu.

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