Oakland Raiders Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

If you’re an Oakland Raiders fan, the beginning of free agency makes you salivate with all the money general manager Reggie McKenzie has to offer top-tier free agents.

As the team with the second-most cap room in the league with $59.60 million per overthecap.com, one would expect a big splash from Raiders’ brass over the next few days.

Names like Ndamukong Suh, Randall Cobb, Byron Maxwell, Julius Thomas and Jeremy Maclin have all been strongly linked to new teams prior to the official Tuesday 4 p.m. ET opening of the free-agent market—none of them tied to the Raiders.


As teams took a dive into the pool of free agents checkbook first, McKenzie merely dipped his toe in the pool when reports flooded the net about expected signings.

Who will the Raiders miss out on and who will be donning the silver and black in 2015? What about those swirling rumors?

It will be discussed and analyzed here throughout the first week of free agency. Stay tuned for up-to-date information on signings and rumors.

Free-agent signing grades are based on three pieces of criteria: contract value, player fit and overall player impact for the 2015 season.

-Contract value: Did Oakland sign the player to a contract comparable to the player's value? Did McKenzie overspend for a non-essential position? Did he manage to sign a good free agent on a bargain?

-Player fit: Does the player fit the roster? Does he duplicate the talents or play style of another player already on the roster? Did Oakland address a positional need?

-Player Impact: Is this player expected to crack the starting lineup right away or was he added for depth?

Get some raw knee-jerk reactions to the Raiders' misses and made deals on Maurice's Twitter before he comes to his senses in this updated report.

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