ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders
claimed quarterback Bruce Gradkowski
off waivers from the Cleveland Browns
. Gradkowski spent his first two NFL seasons with Tampa Bay, starting 10 games as a rookie in 2006. He briefly played for St. Louis last year before joining the Browns
, appearing in two games and starting the season finale against Pittsburgh.
and Marques Tuiasosopo
were the Raiders
' backups for former No. 1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell