Tag: 2018 NFL Free Agency

Safety In Numbers: Potential Free Agent Targets

With the NFL draft fast approaching and free agency going a tad quiet, I decided to look at the safety position as the Oakland Raiders could pursue this before the draft, leaving them in a stronger position to go “best player available” from Day One.

First off, another position being spoken about is the running back position, the Raiders have numerous backs at their disposal but this hasn’t swayed head coach Jon Gruden away from the idea of drafting one from a deep and talented class.

Quick Slants: Raiders’ Patient Approach in FA is Proper

Re-signing Justin Ellis and inking special teamer and reserve wide receiver Griff Whalen unsurprisingly set Raider Nation aflame with unbridled fury when NFL free agency opened last week. But at week’s end, the Oakland Raiders added 14 players to the roster while jettisoning three. Oakland wasn’t going to be a big player in a high-priced …

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The Cap, The Rumors, and The Raiders

Reggie McKenzie, general manager of the Oakland Raiders, is heading into free agency with a plan unlike something that Raider Nation is comfortable with, nor have they seen before. Sometimes winning free agency is as simple as not jumping to overpay guys, definitely not overcommitting yourself to stars, and having to destabilize the glue. Trading …

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Free Agency: High-Priced And Bargain Options for Raiders

Will the Oakland Raiders make a splash in free agency? One side emphatically blows the “yes” trumpet. “Jon Gruden needs more pieces” they banter while pounding the table. The other side defiantly voices the “no” opinions. “Reggie McKenzie didn’t spend last year, it won’t be different this year” is the mantra. Free Agency: High-Priced And …

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