Ruggs was released by the Raiders yesterday after being arrested and booked on a charge of DUI resulting in the death of another person. The accident happened at 3:39am that morning. Ruggs along with the Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington, the passenger in the car with him, were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The release abruptly ends a promising second season with the Raiders for Ruggs.
Yesterday, the Raider also released QB Nathan Peterman and waived LB Javin White.