Monday morning the Oakland Raiders claimed former Browns wide receiver Greg Little off waivers.
#Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie loves the waiver wire and believes player acquisition is never over. And so, they just claimed WR Greg Little— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 19, 2014
Considering the Browns are in need of capable receivers, it seemed a little odd last week when Cleveland decided to release receiver Greg Little. He has struggled in the past but has lots of potential. Little was the Browns second-round draft pick in 2011.
It certainly didn’t take long time for Little, who averaged 55 catches in his three seasons in the league to find a job. His career totals are 1821 receiving yards, 155 receptions and eight touchdowns.
Little can deliver but has a tendency to drop quite a few balls thrown to him. Making him certainly not one of the stronger receivers in this league.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie now is insistent on finding targets for their signal callers either Matt Schaub or their second-round pick Derek Carr. Considering their receiving corps features James Jones, Denarius Moore, Rod Streater and undrafted free agent Mike Davis.
Truly in my opinion this addition by the Raiders will do nothing for Oakland's offense, whether it's lead by Derek Carr or Matt Schaub. It's not surprising, certainly he’s affordable $753,750 salary, given Little won't be assured of a roster spot for a team with a crowded, if unsettled, receiver corps.
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