Raiders show balance in first week of free agency

Raiders wanted Nelson so badly 'they wouldn't let him out of building' (1:31)

Adam Schefter reports that Michael Crabtree was released by the Raiders after the team was able to sign former Packer Jordy Nelson. (1:31)

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have been extremely busy in the second and third waves of free agency, which officially began on Wednesday. Since Thursday, the Raiders have announced 11 free-agent signings (Griff Whalen was signed prior to Wednesday) and two re-signings. They have also tendered all five of their exclusive-rights free agents.

Of Oakland's 12 announced signings since last week, five are on offense, five on defense and two on special teams.

Following is a tracker of the Raiders’ moves thus far…


*-Whalen was signed before the new league year began

**-Wright has announced his signing, though the Raiders have not.

Re-signed unrestricted free agents

Tendered exclusive rights free agents

Still unsigned and on market

Signed elsewhere