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Running back George Atkinson III tweeted on Friday that he has been promoted to the Raiders 53-man roster from the practice squad.
The team has not announced a transaction involving Atkinson III, an undrafted free agent who is known as a solid return man. Atkinson III is the son of Raiders legend George Atkinson.
A promotion would come with a corresponding move, with someone getting released or placed on injured reserve.
This is his tweet announcing his promotion: