By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 7:53 am in Oakland Raiders.
The Raiders have signed veteran cornerback Joselio Hanson, according to Philadelphia-based reporter Adam Caplan.
Hanson was released by the Philadelphia Eagles in their final cutdown to 53 players. He played for the Eagles for the last six seasons after beginning his career with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent.
He has played in 104 games with 19 starts with four career interceptions, with his biggest play of note a Week 17 87-yard return of a fumble against Dallas that helped put the Eagles in the playoffs.
Hanson reported visited the Raiders Sunday. They begin practice today in preparation for the season opener against the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, Sept. 10.
Van Dyke struggled during the preseason after as strong start during the first week and a half of training campp.
The Raiders completed their practice squad Sunday night with the signings of cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, defensive tackle Vaughn Meatoga, center Colin Miller and running back Jeremy Stewart.