Raiders release seven players

The Oakland Raiders got a jump on the cut process by releasing seven players Sunday. They now have 83 players on the roster.

The Raiders have to cut eight players by 1 p.m. PT Tuesday and they have to get down to 53 players by 1 p.m. PT Saturday. There were no surprises among the Raiders' cuts Sunday. Here is the list: Kyle Auffray, TE; Emmett Cleary, T; Justin Cole, LB; Mike Davis, WR; Torell Troup, DT; Rahsaan Vaughn, WR; Jansen Watson, CB.