Raiders sign quarterback Mike Glennon


ALAMEDA, California – The Oakland Raiders signed a contract with the unrestricted free agent QB Mike Glennon, the club announced Friday.

Glennon, entering her seventh year in the NFL, was originally a third-round selection (73rd overall) in the 2013 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Glennon begins his first season with the Black and Silver, having spent his first four seasons (2013-2016) in the league with the Buccaneers, a season with the Chicago Bears in 2017 and most recently with the Cardinals of the year. Arizona in 2018. During his six-year career, Glennon has played in 27 games and 22 starts.

Last season, Glennon competed in two events in his only campaign with the Cardinals. In his Cardinals debut, he completed 10 of 14 passes for 111 yards and one touchdown and finished season 15 out of 21 (71.4%) for 174 yards and a passer-by score of 112.0.

From 2013 to 2016, the 6-foot-6, 225-pound product from the state of N.-C. appeared with 21 games for the Buccaneers, making 18 starts. As a rookie in 2013, Glennon started in 13 appearances and was named to the PFWA rookie team after completing 247 attempts out of 416 (59.4%) for 2,608 yards, 19 TDs and 9 interceptions for a score of 83.9. He became the first rookie in the history of the NFL to have scored at least one touchdown in each of his first eight career starts, while establishing rookie marks in the franchise with respect to touchdown passes and the passes. In his next three seasons, Glennon made eight appearances for the club, including five starts.

A native of Fairfax County, Virginia, Glennon spent four seasons (2009-12) with the Wolfpack. He participated in 36 competitions and took 26 starts. His collegiate totals include 646 finishes on 1,069 attempts (60.4%) for 7,411 yards and 63 touchdowns. As a senior, Glennon's 330 assists and 4031 yards earned third and fourth place in CCA history, while his 31 touchdowns tied for fifth place.


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