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Defensive end Carl Nassib of the Las Vegas Raiders reacts after the...

Defensive end Carl Nassib of the Las Vegas Raiders reacts after the Los Angeles Chargers score during the first half at Allegiant Stadium on December 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

The Las Vegas Raiders are releasing Carl Nassib,
Nassib spent two seasons in Vegas, generating four sacks, 49 tackles, and an interception as a rotational edge rusher.
The 28-year-old became the first openly gay active NFL player last offseason.
The Raiders will designate Nassib as a post-June 1 cut, saving the team $8 million on the salary cap in 2022 by spreading the hit over two years.
Nassib is free to sign with any team.
A former third-round pick by the Browns in 2016, Nassib spent two seasons in Cleveland and two years in Tampa Bay before landing in Vegas. In six seasons, he’s compiled 22 sacks.
Nassib remains a solid rotational rusher, but his $7.75 million base salary was too rich for a player who played just 242 defensive snaps and earned 1.5 sacks last season.

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