Sep 30, 2012; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Rashad Jennings (23) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Everbank Field. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Free Agency: Oakland Raiders Sign RB Rashad Jennings


The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent running back Rashad Jennings, according to his Twitter account.

Jennings tweeted earlier today that he “enjoyed” his workout with the Raiders, who are looking for someone to replace Mike Goodson as Darren McFadden’s backup.

Selected in the seventh round in 2009, Jennings has spent his entire career with the Jaguars, backing up Maurice Jones-Drew the majority of the time. In 10 games last season, he recorded 101 carries for 283 yards and two touchdowns.

His best season came in 2010, when he had 459 yards and four touchdowns on just 84 carries.

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