Las Vegas Raiders sign DT Kyle Peko following an announcement on Tuesday
The Las Vegas Raiders sign DT Kyle Peko who spent last season with the Tennessee Titans appearing in eight games and three starts. Peko entered the NFL in 2016 as an undrafted rookie free agent from Oregon State and was signed by the Denver Broncos.
Peko is a 6’1”, 305-pound defensive tackle that has played in 21 games, recording 23 tackles, 14 solo tackles, two sacks, and two forced fumbles. Last season, Peko played in eight games for the Titans and set career highs with 10 tackes, 7 solo tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble.
Originally from La Habra, California, Peko attended Cerritos Junior College where he started all 12 games in 2015 as a senior and recorded 45 tackles, 24 solo tackles, two sacks, and two passes defended. Peko is the younger cousin of nose tackle Domata Peko, the former NFL nose tackle who spent 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
As the Raiders sign DT Kyle Peko, the 28-year-old will join Andrew Billings, PJ Johnson, Bilal Nichols, and Kendal Vickers as part of the Las Vegas Raiders defensive interior line.