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Per Sources: The latest Raiders free agency rumors

Below is an aggregation of Raiders-related free agent rumors, reports and speculation from select media members. These reports have not been confirmed or endorsed by the Raiders or any member of the Raiders' front office.

Wednesday, March 22

Report: Austin Hooper to sign with Raiders

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported former Tennessee Titans tight end Austin Hooper will be signing a one-year deal with the Las Vegas Raiders. Hooper, going into his eight NFL season, is a two-time Pro Bowler while playing for the Atlanta Falcons. As a Titan, he caught 41 passes for 444 yards and two touchdowns in 2022.

Update: The Raiders signed Hooper on Wednesday, March 22.

Report: Denzel Perryman to sign with the Texans

After two seasons with the Silver and Black, LB Denzel Perryman is expected to sign with the Houston Texans, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Perryman totaled 237 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, one sack and two interceptions as a Raider and earned his first Pro Bowl nod in the 2021 season.

Monday, March 20

Report: Keelan Cole expected to re-sign with the Raiders

Keelan Cole will be returning to the Raiders, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. In 2022, Cole played 14 games (three starts) for the Silver and Black. He caught 10 receptions for 141 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Report: Jaquan Johnson to sign with Raiders

Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, former Buffalo Bills safety Jaquan Johnson is expected to sign an one-year deal with the Silver and Black. Johnson spent four seasons with the Bills, playing 60 games (four starts) in his time there. He's recorded 34 solo tackles and two interceptions in his career.

Update: The Raiders signed Johnson on Tuesday, March 21.

Sunday, March 19

Report: Mack Hollins to sign with Atlanta Falcons

Per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, wide receiver Mack Hollins is expected to sign with the Atlanta Falcons. Hollins spent one season with the Raiders, recording a career-high 690 receiving yards and four touchdowns on 57 receptions.

Thursday, March 16

Report: DT Andrew Billings to sign with Bears

After spending one season with the Silver and Black, defensive tackle Andrew Billings is expected to sign with the Chicago Bears, according to ESPN's Field Yates. Billings started 14 games for the Raiders in 2022, totaling a career-high 39 tackles, one sack, three tackles for loss and three QB hits.

Wednesday, March 15

Report: Jerry Tillery expected to re-sign with the Raiders

Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Jerry Tillery is expected to return the Raiders after spending the last eight games of the 2022 season on the team. The defensive lineman was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers in the first round (28th overall) of the 2019 draft.

Update: The Raiders re-signed Tillery on Friday, March 17.

Report: Clelin Ferrell to sign with San Francisco 49ers

After spending four seasons with the Raiders, edge rusher Clelin Ferrell is expected to sign with the San Francisco 49ers, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Ferrell was the fourth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, and combined for 10 sacks and 58 solo tackles in the Silver and Black.

Report: Brandon Facyson to re-join Raiders

Brandon Facyson is expected to be back in the Silver and Black, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The cornerback spent the 2021 season with the Raiders, where he appeared in 12 games (nine starts), recording a career-high 55 tackles, 13 passes defensed and his sole career interception. Facyson is set to sign with the Raiders after one season as a Colt.

Update: The Raiders signed Facyson on Thursday, March 16.

Tuesday, March 14

Report: Jakob Johnson to re-sign with Raiders

According to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, fullback Jakob Johnson is expected to re-sign with the Silver and Black. In his first year as a Raider, Johnson played 301 offensive snaps and put in blocking work to help clear the way for league rushing leader Josh Jacobs. Johnson also took 151 snaps on special teams.

Update: The Raiders re-signed Johnson on Saturday, March 18.

Report: Jakobi Meyers reportedly signing with Raiders

The Raiders are adding to the receiver room, reportedly signing WR Jakobi Meyers, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The 26-year-old has spent the last four seasons with the Patriots, who signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2019. In his time in New England, Meyers totaled 235 receptions for 2,758 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in 60 games (39 starts).

Update: The Raiders signed Meyers on Thursday, March 16.

Monday, March 13

Report: Raiders expected to sign S Marcus Epps

According to Rapoport, safety Marcus Epps is set to sign with the Raiders. Drafted by the Vikings in 2019 in the sixth round, Epps joined the Eagles later that season, where he has spent the last three years. He started all 17 games for Philadelphia in 2022 as well as all three of their playoff games, recording 94 total tackles, six passes defensed and one forced fumble in the regular season.

Update: The Raiders signed Epps on Thursday, March 16.

Report: Jimmy Garoppolo to sign with the Raiders

Per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to sign with Las Vegas after spending six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. In his time with the 49ers, Garoppolo threw for 13,599 passing yards and 82 touchdowns. His career record as a starter is 40-17, dating back to being drafted by the New England Patriots in 2014.

The quarterback will be reunited with Josh McDaniels, who was his offensive coordinator for three seasons with the Patriots.

Update: The Raiders signed Garoppolo on Friday, March 17.

Report: Jarrett Stidham to sign with Denver Broncos

After one season with the Raiders, Jarrett Stidham will reportedly be taking his talents to Denver, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Stidham will be staying in the AFC West after starting two games for the Silver and Black in 2022. In those two starts, he threw for 656 yards, four touchdowns and completed nearly 64 percent of his passes.

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