Raiders will reportedly sign DL Rucker

Former Arizona Cardinals defensive end Frostee Rucker will reportedly sign with the Raiders.Photo: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports (file photo)

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The Oakland Raiders are expected to sign veteran defensive lineman Frostee Rucker, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Monday.

Rucker, 34, played the past five seasons for the Arizona Cardinals, and he started all 16 games last year, recording 1.5 sacks and 30 tackles.

He has played in 142 games, including 72 starts, during his 11-year NFL career.

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The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent DT Frostee Rucker, the club announced Tuesday.

Rucker spent the first six years of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals after being selected in the third round (91st overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. Following his tenure with the Bengals, Rucker made stops with the Cleveland Browns (2012) and Arizona Cardinals (2013-17). Over his 12-year career, the 6-foot-3, 261-pound defensive tackle has appeared in 142 games with 73 starts, recording 350 tackles (212), 21.5 sacks, one interception, 12 passes defensed, eight forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. In five postseason contests, Rucker has made four starts and posted 12 stops (five).