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Buffalo Bills wide receiver Roscoe Parrish dives for additional yardage after a reception during the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders in an NFL football game at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y. on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Buffalo won 24-23. (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

The Raiders have addressed their problems in the return game by agreeing to terms with former San Diego Chargers receiver Roscoe Parrish on Monday night, according to Profootballtalk.com

Raiders officials would not confirm nor deny the report.

Oakland's return game has struggled throughout the preseason and training camp, in part because of a foot injury suffered by wide receiver Jacoby Ford, who has missed the last 10 days of practice. Ford was out of a protective boot but not practicing Monday.

Parrish, signed by San Diego as a free agent after seven seasons with Buffalo, was released by the Chargers in the cut to 75 players.

In seven seasons with the Bills, Parrish had 135 punt returns for 1,662 yards (12.0 yards per return) and three touchdowns and 29 kickoff returns for 685 yards (23.6 yards per return) and no scores.

When asked Monday if the Raiders' Week 1 return specialist on either kickoffs or punts was not yet on the roster, coach Dennis Allen said, "That's a possibility. We'll go through everybody and we're going to see who's out there, and if there's somebody that we feel like gives us a chance to win, we're going to try and get him."



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