The Raiders are in a wheeling-dealing mood.
Oakland has agreed to alternate used initiating left guard Kelechi Osemele and a 2019 sixth-spherical expend to the New York Jets for a fifth-spherical expend within the upcoming draft, NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones reported on Sunday. ESPN first reported the alternate.
The deal is no longer legit on Wednesday, when the NFL ushers in its current calendar year.
News of Osemele, a two-time used Pro Bowler and one-time All-Pro, departing Oakland comes no longer as a lot as 24 hours after vexed-but-extremely-proficient receiver Antonio Brown garnered headlines with the announcement of a deal to send him to the Raiders from the Pittsburgh Steelers for a third- and fifth-spherical expend.
For a fifth-spherical expend, the Jets will continue to originate spherical quarterback Sam Darnold by alongside side a treasured cog to the interior of the offensive line — where he’ll change James Picket worker.
Below contract for two extra years, Osemele, a seven-year used who will most definitely be 30 next season, will count for $10.2 million against the wage cap within the upcoming campaign, in preserving with Over the Cap.
The Raiders will place that sum, which changed into doubtless a contributing ingredient pondering the Brown deal, which is also no longer always legit till Wednesday.
Because of the toe and knee injuries, Osemele overlooked 5 games in 2018, started in all 11 he played and changed into a 3-year starter for the Silver and Black, highlighted by his All-Pro year of 2016. He spent his first four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, initiating as a correct sort out after which intelligent to guard, where he’s played mainly on the left aspect.