On Thursday morning, the Las Vegas Raiders’ QB room was a little crowded. As a result, one of the team’s quarterbacks will be cut.
Jarrett Stidham, a former Auburn quarterback, was traded to the Raiders by the New England Patriots Thursday morning. He joins an already strong position group, which includes Nick Mullens, Garrett Gilbert, and Derek Carr.
The Raiders don’t need four quarterbacks and are making another roster decision.
The Raiders have cut Garrett Gilbert, their veteran quarterback.
After acquiring Jarrett Stidham, the #Raiders released QB Garrett Gilbert, per the wire.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 12, 2022
Gilbert spent his NFL career with five NFL teams: the Panthers Browns Cowboys Cowboys Commanders Raiders and Raiders. He has thrown for 477 yards with one touchdown.
The Raiders signed the veteran quarterback March 31st and have this to say about him:
“The Las Vegas Raiders have signed free agent QB Garrett Gilbert, the club announced Monday. Gilbert, a 6-foot-4, 221-pound quarterback, joins the Silver and Black after spending time with the Washington Football Team (2021), New England Patriots (2014-15, 2021), Dallas Cowboys (2020), Cleveland Browns (2019-20), Carolina Panthers (2017-18), Raiders (2015-16), Detroit Lions (2015) and St. Louis Rams (2014). Over his career, Gilbert has appeared in eight games with two starts, completing 43-of-75 attempts for 477 yards with one touchdown against one interception for a passer rating of 75.3.”
Gilbert will look for a new team before the 2022 season.
Meanwhile, the Raiders are making progress with Nick Mullens, Derek Carr and Jarrett Stidham at quarterback.