2014 NFL Free Agency Preview: Top 5 Offensive Tackles
Dec 2, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars tackle Eugene Monroe (75) in play during the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Bills beat the Jaguars 34-18. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
2. Eugene Monroe
2013-14 Salary: 5,500,000
Career Stats: 5 Seasons-73 Starts-0 Pro Bowls
If the Raiders do end up letting Jared Veldheer move on, the best free agent on the market is Eugene Monroe. Monroe is a young talented tackle who has proven to be durable and ever improving. After splitting time with Jacksonville and Baltimore this season, he ended up ranking 12th on PFF official rankings. Being at the ripe age of 26, he will expect to cash in during free agency and will improve any offensive line he winds up on. Monroe is a solid, consistent, young tackle that the Raiders should target if Veldheer signs elsewhere.
Chances He Signs With Oakland: 33%