Another defensive back is joining the Raiders. This morning former Giants safety Curtis Riley tweeted that he is signing with the Raiders.
Bringin Florida to the Bay #RaiderNation ☠️☠️☠️— Boobie Miles #Three5Live (@curtis35riley) March 22, 2019
He joins the Raiders on a reported 1-year deal.
The 6-0, 190-pounder started all 16 games last season for the Giants after having appeared in 11 games over two seasons with the Titans with no starts. He has five career interceptions, four of which came last season.
While he plays well in coverage, his tackling leaves a lot to be desired. Riley led all safeties last season with 23 missed tackles and his Pro Football Focus run stop grade of 37.1 was last in the league among 64 qualifying safeties.
He was also teammates with Derek Carr at Fresno State.
Former Bengals safety Georgie Iloka also visited this week, but it would appear the Raiders chose Riley over him for whatever reason.
Other defensive backs added this offseason include cornerback Nevin Lawson and expected nickel corner Lamarcus Joyner.