Former Falcon Released By Raiders

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday Nov. 5, 2008
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- DeAngelo Hall's disappointing stint with the Oakland Raiders came to an early finish. The Raiders waived Hall on Wednesday, less than eight months after they traded for the former Pro Bowl cornerback and gave him a $70 million contract.

The acquisition of Hall from Atlanta in March was a big part of Oakland's plans to rebuild its defense. But the move has backfired. The Raiders gave up a second-round pick to acquire Hall and also gave him a seven-year contract.

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