Raiders Add Cornerback Depth by Signing Former Jaguars DB

ALAMEDA – Raiders cornerback Antonio Hamilton suffered a knee injury Sunday that will keep him out a week or two at least.

There's no telling when Gareon Conley is coming back.

That's why Demetrius McCray is coming to town. The Raiders signed him on Tuesday afternoon to increase depth within a thin cornerback corps.

His agency announced the signing on social media.

McCray spent the offseason with Seattle, but was waved injured just before final cuts. Jacksonville drafted him in the seventh round back in 2013. McCray spent three years with the Jaguars, but was released prior to the 2016 season.

He has 68 tackles and six passes defensed in 46 games played. He started a dozen times in 2014, but was primarily a reserve.

The Raiders didn't have to clear roster space. Defensive tackle Darius Latham was moved to the reserve-suspended list after being banned four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

McCray was reportedly one of four defensive backs to work out for the Raiders last week.

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