ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed wide
receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh to a contract.
The team announced the move Tuesday after watching
Houshmandzadeh work out.
The signing gives new quarterback Carson Palmer a receiver he
knows extremely well. The two were teammates in Cincinnati for six
seasons and both had their greatest NFL success when they were
Houshmandzadeh had been out of the league since playing with
Baltimore last season but had been working out in Southern
California with Palmer before the Raiders acquired the quarterback
The 34-year-old Houshmandzadeh had only 30 catches for 398 yards
and three touchdowns with the Ravens last season.