Former Newberry College defensive back Ron Parker has already had a whirlwind ride in his first season in the NFL, finding himself back in Seattle for this Sunday’s Seahawks game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Parker had been on the active roster with the Oakland Raiders for three games, but was placed on waivers by the black and silver on Saturday, prior to Oakland’s shutout loss to Kansas City. The St. Helena Island native didn’t sit on the waiver wire long, as he was picked up by his original team on Monday morning.
Parker will wear the number 36 jersey and is listed as a cornerback for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. The game will not be televised in markets in the Southeast unless you have DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket.
Parker was signed as an undrafted free agent for training camp by the Seahawks, and was signed to the practice squad, before being removed from that list on Sept. 22. He was added to the Raiders’ practice squad on Sept. 26 and activated to the active roster on Oct. 1.