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Justin Ellis headed for injured reserve as Raiders announce cuts to get down to 53-man roster

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NFL: Oakland Raiders at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Raiders initial cuts to get down to their 53-man roster are in. They put out 13 cuts on Friday, leaving 24 to get from 90 to 53.

Notable moves that weren’t previous reported include Justin Ellis being placed on injured reserve, 2018 4th round pick Nick Nelson getting waived, and linebacker Kyle Wilber being released.

Here are the final 24 moves.

WAIVED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College

Marcell Ateman WR 6-4 216 2 Oklahoma State

Quinton Bell DE 6-4 253 R Prairie View A&M

James Butler RB 5-9 210 1 Iowa

Jason Cabinda LB 6-1 235 2 Penn State

Te’Von Coney LB 6-1 230 R Notre Dame

Lester Cotton Sr G 6-4 335 R Alabama

Keelan Doss WR 6-3 215 R UC Davis

Koa Farmer LB 6-1 230 R Penn State

Rico Gafford WR 5-10 185 1 Wyoming

Keon Hatcher WR 6-1 215 2 Arkansas

Denver Kirkland G/T 6-4 340 4 Arkansas

Dylan Mabin CB 6-1 195 R Fordham

Justin Murray T 6-5 315 2 Cincinnati

Nick Nelson CB 5-11 205 2 Wisconsin

De’Mornay Pierson-El WR 5-9 195 1 Nebraska

Tyler Roemer T 6-6 315 R San Diego State

Anthony Rush DT 6-5 350 R UAB

RELEASED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College

Keith Smith FB 6-0 240 5 San Jose State

Ethan Westbrooks DE 6-4 287 6 West Texas A&M

Kyle Wilber LB 6-4 240 8 Wake Forest

WAIVED/INJURED THE FOLLOWING PLAYER:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College

Paul Butler TE 6-6 250 1 California (PA)

PLACED THE FOLLOWING PLAYER ON THE RESERVE/INJURED LIST:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College

Justin Ellis DT 6-2 350 6 Louisiana Tech

PLACED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS ON THE RESERVE/SUSPENDED LIST:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College

Richie Incognito G 6-3 325 12 Nebraska

Nevin Lawson CB 5-10 190 6 Utah State

Also see: Raiders initial 53-man roster with observations