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Which Raiders Will Be Free Agents In 2018?

Posted Jan 3, 2018

Take a look at which Raiders will enter free agency in 2018.

2017 is officially in the books for the Oakland Raiders.

Following a 6-10 campaign that ultimately cost Jack Del Rio his head coaching job, the Silver and Black will now look ahead to 2018 and beyond, both on the coaches and players roster.

That being said, let’s take a look at the current Raiders who are scheduled to hit free agency in 2018.

*The NFL league year begins March 14, and the free agency period begins at 4:00 p.m. EST that day.

Unrestricted Free Agents

Defensive Lineman Denico Autry

2017 Recap – Appeared in 16 games, making three starts. Finished the year with 35 total tackles, five sacks, and seven passes defensed.

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman (with the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers)

2017 Recap – Made 15 starts, totaling 135 total tackles, one-and-a-half sacks, one interception, five passes defensed, and one fumble recovery.

CB TJ Carrie

2017 Recap – Started all 16 games, totaling 86 tackles, 11 passes defensed, and two fumble recoveries.

Long Snapper Jon Condo

2017 Recap – Appeared in all 16 games.

Defensive Tackle Justin Ellis

2017 Recap – Appeared in all 16 games, making 14 starts. Totaled 44 tackles, and a half sack.

Kicker Sebastian Janikowski

2017 Recap – Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on September 9.

Quarterback EJ Manuel

2017 Recap – Appeared in two games, and made one start, completing 24 of 43 passes for 265 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.

Defensive Back Keith McGill II

2017 Recap – Appeared in 13 games, totaling three total tackles.

Safety Reggie Nelson

2017 Recap – Started all 16 games, totaling 96 tackles, one interception, five passes defensed, and two forced fumbles.

Tight End Lee Smith

2017 Recap – Appeared in 16 games, making nine starts, making eight catches for 76 yards.

Exclusive-Rights Free Agents

Linebacker Shilique Calhoun

2017 Recap – Appeared in nine games, totaling six tackles.

Linebacker/Defensive End James Cowser

2017 Recap – Appeared in all 16 games, finishing the year with 20 total tackles, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery.

Safety Erik Harris

2017 Recap – Appeared in 15 games.

Guard/Tackle Denver Kirkland

2017 Recap – Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on September 5.

Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

2017 Recap –Appeared in all 16 games, making 16 of 21 field goals, and 33 of 34 extra points.