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Raiders issue more RFA tenders, leave Chimdi Chekwa, Kory Sheets untendered

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The status of all Raiders restricted free agents is now known. It was previously reported that Rod Streater would receive a second-round tender and Andre Holmes would receive an original round tender. The remaining restricted free agents to receive tenders are Marquette King, Brandian Ross, Larry Asante. All receive original round tenders according to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area.

Not receiving tenders are cornerback Chimdi Chekwa and running back Kory Sheets which means they will become unrestricted free agents Tuesday. They can still be brought back to the team at that time should the Raiders opt to do so.

For Andre Holmes, Marquette King, and Brandian Ross an original round tender simply means if another team signs them, the Raiders would receive no compensation because all three were undrafted. The tender does allow the Raiders to match any deal offered.

Larry Asante was a fifth round pick so should he be signed by another team, that's what the Raiders would receive in return.

While it is unlikely a team would go after Streater for a second round pick or Asante for a fifth round pick, Holmes, King, and Ross all could possibly be of interest to another team. King was the team's primary punter the past two seasons and has one of the biggest legs in the NFL. Ross had a breakout season last year as a free safety, much like Chiefs Ron Parker who is receiving some interest in free agency.

Each original round tender carries a salary of $1.54 million against the cap. The second round tender carries a salary of $2.36 million, making for a total of $8.5 million. This brings the Raiders money under the salary cap to close to $59 million prior to the start of free agency.