The Raiders would like to retain defensive end Lamarr Houston, left tackle Jared Veldheer and running back Rashad Jennings.
The Raiders have two weeks to assign the franchise tag. The window opened Monday, but don’t expect the team to use it before this fortnight’s passed.
There are quite a few Raiders defenders heading toward unrestricted free agency this offseason.
Defensive end Lamarr Houston said Sunday it’s “very possible” he has played his last game as a Raider. That’s certainly not what he wants.
OAKLAND – Lamarr Houston set a career high with Sunday’s sack of Denver quarterback Peyton Manning.