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Report: Raiders Tender Former Utah State DB Dallin Leavitt

Mar 15, 2022, 1:30 PM
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Dallin Leavitt #32 of the Las Vegas Raiders runs the ball during the first quarter in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Allegiant Stadium on November 21, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Las Vegas Raiders tendered former Utah State defensive back and current NFL safety Dallin Leavitt, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.

The NFL reporter shared the news on Tuesday, March 15.

“The #Raiders are giving safety and special teamer Dallin Leavitt the right of first refusal tender as a restricted FA ($2.43 million),” Garafolo tweeted. “Former undrafted FA had 35 tackles last season and played 22 percent of the snaps on D last year, including one start.”

By tendering Leavitt, Las Vegas will be able to match any contract offer that the safety receives from another franchise.

Leavitt was slated to officially become a restricted free agent on March 16.

About Dallin Leavitt

Prior to his time in the NFL, Leavitt played at Utah State from 2015-17.

After going undrafted following his college career, the safety signed with the Raiders. He’s played his first four professional seasons with the Raiders.

Last season, Leavitt had 35 total tackles, 17 solo tackles, one forced fumble, and two pass breakups.

During his pro career, the safety has posted 56 total tackles, 27 solo tackles, one fumble recovery, and one pass breakups in 42 games played.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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