Oakland Raiders
  • 5'10"
  • 182
  • 24
  • 2nd season
  • California
  • n/a

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 8/26/2014 11:55pm ET

    The Oakland Raiders claimed PK Giorgio Tavecchio (Lions) off waivers Tuesday, Aug. 26.

    Huddle Up: Tavecchio made a strong run at the Lions' PK job and has been added as insurance in case Sebastian Janikowski's quad injury sidelines him past the preseason.

  • Posted: 7/29/2014 11:47pm ET

    Detroit Lions Ks Giorgio Tavecchio and Nate Freese both missed field-goal attempts from nearly 50 yards during practice Tuesday, July 29, and the two remain in a tight competition for the starting kicking job.

    Huddle Up: No rush here, and don't expect things to be decided until most -- if not all -- of the preseason has run its course.

  • Posted: 9/3/2013 12:55am ET

    The Cleveland Browns will bring in free-agent PK Giorgio Tavecchio (Packers) for a tryout Tuesday, Sept. 2. Former Ravens PK Billy Cundiff also will try out.

    Huddle Up: Cleveland entered the week without a kicker and had it sights set on Dan Carpenter, but he has signed with the Bills. Now it's down to the 10th-year NFL vet and the college free agent.

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