The Raiders are known to be more defense-minded entering the March 14 start of free agency than they were at this stage in 2017.
Five NFL players have been given the franchise tag, with only Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell getting the exclusive tag.
Former Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith on Tuesday surrendered to police who said he is a suspect in a domestic violence incident reported three days earlier.
The NFL’s salary cap will be $177.2 million, more than $10 million above last season.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he won’t force his players to stand for the national anthem, even though he believes kneeling is a counterproductive way to promote social justice.