Free-agent cornerback Damon Arnette has signed a reserve/futures contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Arnette will look to get a fresh start in a winning environment in Kansas City. The former-first round pick could be a steal for a championship-caliber franchise in Kansas City.
The Las Vegas Raiders released cornerback Damon Arnette on Monday.
This comes after a video came out last week of Arnette flashing multiple firearms and verbally threatening someone. He also reportedly crashed four rental cars within a month. This means the Raiders have now released both first-round picks that they made in the 2020 NFL Draft following the release of Henry Ruggs.
Raiders CB Damon Arnette (concussion, neck) won't play on Thursday against the Chargers.
The first-round rookie is missing his second straight game. Arnette is one of four notable defensive players on the Raiders to be missing this one.
Raiders rookie CB Damon Arnette has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Arnette is still working his way back from a thumb injury sustained in Week 3, so he’s not ready to take the field quite yet, but he’s been removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list nonetheless.
The Raiders placed CB Damon Arnette on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that no other Raiders player or personnel tested positive. The rookie cornerback is currently sidelined with a thumb injury.