PHOENIX – The Raiders had plenty of holes to fill this offseason, yet they created another by moving Austin Howard to right tackle. There’s now a vacancy at right guard.
PHOENIX – The NFL collective bargaining agreement mandates that teams spend 89 percent of the total salary cap over a four-year period, from 2013-16.
PHOENIX – Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie covets his NFL draft picks.
This year’s free-agent crop is well picked over. Signings will come down the pike in coming days, but the rush of activity has slowed to a trickle across the league.