Editor's note: Raiders insider Scott Bair will preview positions of need for the Silver and Black and which members of the 2015 free agent class would fit well in Oakland.
The Raiders officially released veteran strong safety Tyvon Branch on Tuesday afternoon. The transaction was not a surprise.
Free agency is coming up and the Raiders have plenty of money to spend. Prepare your questions for our Raiders Insider and chat with Scott Bair at 11 a.m.
The Raiders believe Oakland has become a more attractive destination for veteran free agents.