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Raiders Cut Veteran Linebacker On Thursday Afternoon

NFL: DEC 12 Raiders at Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 12: A view of Las Vegas Raiders helmets before an NFL game between the Las Vegas Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs on Dec 12, 2021 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Las Vegas Raiders made a corresponding move on Thursday afternoon.

They cut former Los Angeles Rams linebacker Kenny Young and signed former New York Jets defensive end Jordan Jenkins. 

Young played in 13 games last season, seven with the Rams and six with the Denver Broncos. 

He finished the season with 75 tackles (41 solo), two sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and one pass defended. 

Before that season, he spent the prior two with the Rams after playing two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. 

Jenkins spent the first five seasons of his career with the Jets before spending last season with the Houston Texans. 

In 83 games, he's compiled 209 tackles (124 solo), 25 sacks, seven forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, and eight passes defended.