Aaron Wilson reported that the Chicago Bears are signing former New York Jets and Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Javin White after working out for Cardinals and Seahawks last week, per a league source. He cad considerable interest around the NFL for former UNLV standout @unlvfootball
White began his career with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020, signing as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV. He appeared in four games his rookie season, notching four total tackles, including one for a loss. White was injured for much of the 2021 season, spending the year with the Raiders and the New York Jets.
The Raiders elevated White to the active roster on September 21, 2020, and made his debut that night on Monday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints. He reverted to the practice squad after the game. He was elevated to the active roster again for the weeks 11, 15, and 16 games against the Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, and Miami Dolphins, and reverted to the practice squad again following each game.[ He signed a reserve/future contract on January 5, 2021.
On September 2, 2021, White was placed on injured reserve. He was activated on November 1, then released the next day. He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 4.