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Raiders 2021 free agency: Raekwon McMillan, Zay Jones among low-priority free agents

Here are six free agents who the Raiders can easily walk away from

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Las Vegas Raiders
Zay Jones
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We are wrapping up our Las Vegas Raiders’ free agent tiers series with the low-priority players.

We previously examined the high (Nelson Agholor, Denzelle Good, Johnathan Hankins, Nicholas Morrow and Kyle Wilber) and mid-priority Las Vegas free agents (Vic Beasley, Devontae Booker, Derek Carrier, Maliek Collins, Nevin Lawson, Takk McKinley and Chris Smith).

Now let’s look at the lowest priority group.

While it may sound harsh. I just don’t see the point of the Raiders making these players priorities. If they can’t upgrade, perhaps they can be revisited later in free agency:

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Las Vegas Raiders
Erik Harris
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Erik Harris:
Harris was a good Raider. He was a hard worker and an overachiever but it’s time for an upgrade.

Zay Jones:
The Raiders traded for Jones in 2019 from the Buffalo Bills and he caught 34 passes in 26 games with the Raiders. They can easily find an upgrade.

NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders
Raekwon McMillan (54)
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Raekwon McMillan:
The Raiders traded for McMillan from the Miami Dolphins just before the season started. He ended up making little impact and wasn’t on the field much.

Theo Riddick:
The running back was a late addition and didn’t shine. He showed little reason for the Raiders to bring him back.

NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders
Daryl Worley
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Daryl Worley:
Worley was brought back late in the season for his second stint with the Raiders. They may add a veteran cornerback this offseason, but I don’t think Worley should be part of that plan.

Sam Young:
The veteran tackle was often injured in 2020. He is the type of player teams look to improve from anyway. Instead, the Raiders need to find a young option at backup tackle.