The Raiders released veteran cornerback Marcus Peters on Monday.
Peters was benched Sunday against the Chiefs after struggling in pass coverage and as a tackler. Both have been persistent issues throughout the season.
Raiders coach Antonio Pierce, who had a spirited sideline conversation with Peters shortly after the benching, said after the game that benching the veteran cornerback was a “coach’s decision.”
Peters, 30, is a two-time first-team All-Pro and has made three Pro Bowls.
The Oakland native signed with the Raiders, his childhood team, in July on a one-year, $3 million deal.
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