By Eric Schmidt

The Oakland Raiders have added some defensive line depth. The franchise has reached an agreement with free agent defensive lineman Dave Tollefson. Tollefson played last season for the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants as a reserve recording five sacks.

Tollefson has been in the league for five seasons, recording 81 tackles and 10 sacks while playing a reserve role for the New York Giants. Tollefson, out of Northwest Missouri State, was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round, 253rd overall. Tollefson was drafted by the Packers while current Oakland Raiders general manager, Reggie McKenzie was the director of scouting for the franchise.Tollefson was also a member of the Raiders practice squad in 2007 before joining the Giants. He also spent his childhood in the Bay area.

His contract is a reported 2-year deal worth $2.5 million dollars.

 

 

 

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