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Raiders free agency 2018 status report: One week since free agent negotiating period began here’s where we stand

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We are now a week since the start of free agency. Officially, the start of free agency was five days ago, but everyone knows the negotiating period was the real start. So, after seven days of wheeling and dealing, let’s see what the Raiders have done are so far.


DT Justin Ellis (UFA)

TE Lee Smith (UFA)

ERFA’s - DE James Cowser, OL Denver Kirkland, LB Shilique Calhoun, S Erik Harris, and K Giorgio Tavecchio

Signed elsewhere

CB TJ Carrie (Browns)

DL Denico Autry (Colts)

Unsigned UFA

LB NaVorro Bowman (offer on the table)

QB EJ Manuel

S Reggie Nelson

K Sebastian Janikowski

LS Jon Condo

S Keith McGill


CB David Amerson (Chiefs)

CB Sean Smith (Jail)

WR Michael Crabtree (Ravens)

OT Marshall Newhouse (Bills)


WR Cordarrelle Patterson (Patriots)

Newly signed

WR/KR Griff Whalen

TE Derek Carrier

WR Jordy Nelson*

CB Rashaan Melvin*

RB Doug Martin

CB Marcus Gilchrist

LB Tahir Whitehead*

FB Keith Smith

DE Tank Carradine

LS Andre DePaola

P Colby Wadman

CB Shareece Wright

LB Kyle Wilber

QB Josh Johnson

Total additions: 14

Projected starters: 3*

Reported interest

DT Tom Johnson (reported interest)

DE Benson Mayowa (rumored interest)

DT Clinton McDonald (visited)

OLB Emmanuel Lamur (discussed)

WR Ryan Grant (visiting)

To keep up with all these additions in real time, see our Raiders Free Agency Tracker.