2011 Undrafted Free Agent Signings: Raiders Come To Terms With Sterling Moore, Alan Pelc

While some teams already have ten or more undrafted rookies pegged as having come to terms with them, the Oakland Raiders have only a few, with information scattered about. Of course, we're only hours into this period and they want to make it up to the full roster limit as much as every other team, so there's no cause of worry or anything like that - just a lot of rest and lounging for those of us on the Raider beat for the time. (Not really, but at least things aren't as frantic as they will be)

Either way, two guys who have been brought in thus far: Alan Pelc and Sterling Moore.

Moore, a cornerback out of SMU, had private workouts with both the Raiders and the 49ers across the bay after his Pro Day earlier this year. He's a hometown guy who grew up a Raiders fan, and made it his goal to make the team. At SMU, he was one of the most athletic guys on the team and ran a 4.55 at his pro day, before shaving off .05 when he ran for the Raiders, putting him at 4.50.

He was on the way up in regards to being in the public's eye, but a knee injury sidelined him. Just four months removed from said surgery, he had his Pro Day and the Raiders have recognized his determination and ability by bringing him in. Back on his pro day, he didn't do the shuttle drill or the broad jump, but he should be ready to go at this point.

Pelc is an interior lineman from North Carolina and is your typical hard-working undrafted free agent. He lacks all of the physical tools but plays with a lot of toughness and works as hard as anybody on the field. The Raiders have a lot of question marks on the offensive line and Pelc is the first of what will probably be multiple interior signings. Sports Illustrated has some analysis on him:

 Pelc was productive and durable on the college level yet is a marginal athlete who lacks the physical skills for the next level. Getting the most from his abilities, he could make it as an inexpensive backup based on his versatility to play either guard spot.    

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