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NFL Free Agency 2018: Best available on day 2

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Day one is in the books. Let’s see what day two has to offer.

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Rather than simply list all the best players available, let’s just focus on the areas and position the Raiders have the greatest need. Which is mostly on defense. Since defensive line is a major need and has the most decent players remaining, we’ll start there.

Defensive line

DT Ndamukong Suh

DT Sheldon Richardson

DT Dontari Poe

DT Dominique Easley

NT Bennie Logan

DT Tom Johnson (reported interest from Raiders)

DE Alex Okafor

Defensive backs

S Tyrann Mathieu

CB Kyle Fuller*

CB Rashaan Melvin (reported interest from Raiders)

CB Morris Claiborne

CB EJ Gaines

CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie


ILB NaVorro Bowman

ILB Zach Brown

OLB Tahir Whitehead — (Set to visit Raiders)

ILB Preston Brown

ILB Jerrell Freeman

Wide receivers

Jordy Nelson (visited with Raiders on day one)

Jordan Matthews

Terrelle Pryor

John Brown

Mike Wallace

Eric Decker


TE Tyler Eifert

TE Eric Ebron

TE Martellus Bennett

QB Colin Kaepernick

RB Jeremy Hill

RB Doug Martin (reported interest from Raiders)

*Signed to transition tag which means the current team has the opportunity to match any offer.