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.
<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Unrestricted Free Agents</span>
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.