Two of the Raiders' top three receivers heading into last year were Rod Streater and Andre Holmes. Both are restricted free agents which means the team must place an RFA tender on them if they wish to keep them.
Rod Streater has received a 2nd round tender according to Field Yates of ESPN. What this means is not only do the Raiders have the right to match any offer from an interested team but should the Raiders not match the offer, they would receive the team's second round pick as compensation. Translation: He isn't going anywhere.
Andre Holmes' tender is a different story. He received the lowest RFA tender or original round tender according to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports. Holmes was undrafted which means the Raiders can match offers from other teams, but should they choose not to match, they would receive no compensation as a result.
The reason a team would choose one RFA tender over another is they carry different salaries. The 2nd round tender on Streater will pay him $2.356 million this season while the lowest tender given to Holmes is around $1.5 million.
While the Raiders prefer to keep Holmes this season, it's pretty clear they are not all that concerned about losing him. At one time he was considered a potential full time starter but last season he seemed to fall off a bit, failing to live up to the potential he had displayed the previous season.
Streater was lost in week three of last season to a broken foot. Prior to that, the former undrafted free agent was a fulltime starter and had been the teams's leading receiver in 2013.