Only nine draft picks remain unsigned, including two Raiders

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The Raiders’ signing of Eddie Vanderdoes on Wednesday leaves only nine draft picks unsigned. Oakland has two of the unsigned choices, having yet to get first-rounder Gareon Conley or second-rounder Obi Melifonwu under contract.

According to Howard Balzer of The Sports Xchange, who tracks signings, seven of the unsigned picks are first-rounders, including five in the top 10.

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2 overall), 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas (No. 3 overall), Titans receiver Corey Davis (No. 5 overall), Jets safety Jamal Adams (No. 6 overall) and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (No. 10 overall) remain unsigned. Safety Jabrill Peppers, the 25th overall choice of the Browns, also remains unsigned.

Melifonwu is the only remaining unsigned second-round choice, and Packers defensive lineman Montravius Adams is the lone third-round pick yet to agree to terms.

7 responses to “Only nine draft picks remain unsigned, including two Raiders

  1. Idk why teams try to nickel and dime these guys. They draft these guys to be the future of their franchise and this is how they begin their relationship with these young players? The value of these contracts is already set under the CBA, just pay them what they’re due. Nothing good can come from this tactic

  2. hugeheavywoman says:
    Jul 5, 2017 5:54 PM
    Raiders are cashed out after Carr and Jackson deals.

    Gotta suck to be a hater these days. It’s going hurt watching the Raiders win a couple superbowls

  3. The money for draft picks is slotted. Their is a certain range to deal in and that is it. Further each team gets an allotment to sign them with. So if it isn’t the money it means that they are dealing on the conditions & terms. Sometimes teams trade money for those, sometimes it is the other way around. With money essentially out of the equation, the other things get harder to do if a player or agent is really gotta have something. I’ll bet most take what the team is offering and if it works out the next contract gets a little more difficult.

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