Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie set out to acquire “starter-type guys” in free agency. That was the term he used during a sit down at the NFL Scouting Combine.
The Raiders have been heavily linked to free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy, an association they’ve publicly refuted.
The Raiders added some depth to their secondary by signing former Carolina cornerback James Dockery.
Dockery announced his move on Twitter.
UPDATE (4:27 p.m. PT): The Raiders have signed free-agent quarterback Christian Ponder, the club announced Friday. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
The Raiders owner Mark Davis denied that his team is in contract talks with the toxic former Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy, calling any report of that information was “false, falser and falses