Finally, free agency. The Oakland Raiders bring the second most cap to the party at just over $70 million.
The team will look to build on last year’s success by adding starters and players who can immediately compete. Although the Raiders found key players at key positions, they still have many wholes on their rosters.
Below is a list of free agents the Raiders should target. Omitted are their own free agents. Notice the list is build from the inside out, because the team will build the trenches first.
These players are ranked based on age, dollars, injuries, scheme fit and play, as well as team need.
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