Report: Las Vegas Raiders releasing former Penn State DE
The Las Vegas Raiders are releasing defensive end Carl Nassib, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The news was reported on Wednesday morning.
Nassib has been with the Raiders since the 2020 season. He previously had stops with the Cleveland Browns (2016-17) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2018-19). The former Penn State star played in 13 games for the Raiders during the 2021 season. He was credited with 21 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
Raiders are releasing DE Carl Nassib, per league source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2022
In 2020, Nassib started in 5 games for Las Vegas and appeared in a total of 14 contests. He piled up 28 stops, 5 pass break-ups, 2.5 sacks and an interception.
Over the course of his six-year NFL career, Nassib has played in 86 games and made 37 starts. The ex-Nittany Lion has totaled 164 tackles, 22 sacks, 16 passes defended and 4 forced fumbles.
Nassib was a former third-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, taken by the Browns. In his final season at Penn State in 2015, he was an All-American selection and was named the B1G’s Defensive Player of the Year.