The Raiders officially signed free agent offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb Thursday. The 6-7, 333 pound tackle spent the past two seasons as a reserve with the Vikings. The previous three seasons he was with the Chicago Bears where he started all 16 games in 2011 and 2012 at left tackle.
Raiders new offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave is familiar with Webb as is new offensive line coach Mike Tice. Webb spent the first three seasons of his career with Tice as his offensive line coach and later his offensive coordinator. He then moved onto the Vikings where he appeared in 8 games in 2013 at right tackle with Musgrave as his coordinator.
Following the 2013 season, Webb signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent. He was released by the Chiefs following their 2014 training camp, later rejoining the Vikings in November of last year and playing in one game for Minnesota last season.
Webb is 26 years old and is expected to add depth and competition behind Donald Penn at left tackle heading into training camp.