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The Oakland Raiders have terminated the contract of safety Nate Allen

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ALAMEDA, California — The Oakland Raiders have terminated the contract of safety .

Oakland cut ties with Allen on Tuesday, less than one year after signing him as a free agent. Allen's $4.9 million salary for 2016 would have been guaranteed if he was on the roster Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Allen played just five games this season because of a pair of knee injuries. His departure leaves Oakland looking to fill both safety spots with having already announced his retirement.

TJ Carrie, who split time between safety and cornerback last season, could be an option at safety or the Raiders could look to fill those spots in free agency and the draft.


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