Free agency has begun officially. And despite the reports that there were ongoing discussions to keep some of the Raiders free agents off the market, no deals were officially struck, making each of them officially unrestricted free agents.
They extended an original round tender to Restricted Free Agent, Denico Autry and tendered Eclusive Rights Free Agents Seth Roberts, Gabe Holmes, and Denver Kirkland. But all expected UFA’s became officially so as of 1pm Pacific.
Some of those players already have deals with other teams. You can see all the rumors to this point here.
This article will be updated as reports and official signings come out.
Raiders who’ve signed deals elsewhere:
Malcolm Smith — Signs with 49ers on 5-year, $26.5 million deal
Daren Bates — Signs with Titans on 3-year $6 million deal
Stacy McGee — Signs with Washington on 5-year, $25 million deal
Brynden Trawick — Signs with Titans on 2-year deal with max $6.85 million which makes him leagues highest paid special teams player.
Raiders free agent reports:
Menelik Watson receiving interest from Broncos as Raiders attempt to re-sign him
Latavius Murray visiting Seattle Seahawks per report
Perry Riley Jr — Raiders hoping to re-sign
No word yet on Raiders free agents Andre Holmes, Nate Allen, Mychal Rivera, Matt McGloin, and D.J. Hayden.
Wish list best available:
1. Dont’a Hightower, LB, 27 — Patriots attempting to bring him back
6. Dontari Poe, DT, 27
7. Martellus Bennett, TE, 30 -- Mutual interest between Bennett and Raiders
8. Adrian Peterson, RB, 31 — Early word of interest from Raiders, Seahawks. Nothing since.
11. Zach Brown, LB, 27
14. Eddie Lacy, RB, 26 -- Visiting Seahawks, Vikings, Packers
16. Riley Reiff, OT, 28
17. LeGarrette Blount, RB, 30
18. Kendall Wright, WR, 27
19. Victor Cruz, WR, 30
20. Kelvin Beachum, OT, 27
21. Johnathan Hankins, DT, 25
22. Jared Odrick, DE, 29
23. Lawrence Timmons, LB, 30
24. Captain Munnerlyn, CB, 29
26. TJ McDonald, S, 26
27. Kevin Minter, LB, 26
Wish list players who have signed elsewhere:
2. Calais Campbell, DE, 30 — signs with Jaguars.
3. Brandon Williams, DT, 28 -- Re-signs with Ravens
4. Ricky Wagner, OT, 27 — Reportedly signs with Lions
5. AJ Bouye, CB, 26 — Officially signs with Jaguars
9. Tony Jefferson, S, 25 — Officially signs with Ravens
10. Chris Baker, DE, 29 — Officially signs with Buccaneers
12. Logan Ryan, CB, 26 — Reportedly signs with Titans
13. Stephon Gilmore, CB, 26 — Reportedly signing with Patriots
15. Kenny Britt, WR, 28 -- Officially signs with Browns
25. Barry Church, S, 29 — Reportedly signing with Jaguars