It is yet another free agent deal that hasn’t worked since Jon Gruden took over in 2018. He added Mike Mayock as general manager in 2019, but the free agent success hasn’t improved with both men working together. Josh Dubow of the Associated Press has an illustration of the big money contracts the Raiders have given out the past three years.
It is no longer speculation. It is now on the record that Russell Wilson is traded by the Seattle Seahawks, the superstar quarterback has the Las Vegas Raiders on the short list of the teams he would approve this offseason. Wilson’s agent, Mark Rodgers, told ESPN that the QB — who has a no-trade clause and controls any deal the Seahawks would make — would only accept being traded to the Raiders, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys or New Orleans Saints.
ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. gives Raiders dynamic free safety in latest mock draft