As the offseason approaches, it’s time for the Las Vegas Raiders to evaluate the roster and everyone’s contract situation to remove some of the dead weight.
With the Super Bowl set to kick off on Sunday, the 2020 offseason is about to begin. That means every general manager and coach will have a lot of tough decisions to make. For the Las Vegas Raiders, and every team in the NFL for that matter, it’s time to start looking at every player’s contract and start molding next year’s roster.
Anyone who pays attention to the football world during the downtime has heard the phrase, “cap casualty” surrounding players who are let go by their current team. Typically, a cap casualty is a player who was a significant contributor the year before but failed to live up to the expectations associated with the amount of money he was getting paid. Almost every team, every year has at least a few of these transactions during the offseason and these decisions are some of the hardest to make.
The Raiders are no different and have a handful of guys whose contracts will be an issue come February. For general manager Mike Mayock and head coach Jon Gruden, it’s time to make some tough calls when it comes to the following players.