Nelson was the Raiders' No. 1 wide receiver at the end of last season, and the team paid him a $3.6 million bonus late in 2018. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden originally said the receiver would return to the team.More news: Nissan asking shareholders to vote to oust Ghosn as director：The Asahi Shimbun
"Normally, when you hand out a bonus for next year's season, there's a pretty good chance those guys are coming back", Gruden told reporters December 28.
After looking for a temporary home before the franchise's move to Las Vegas, Raiders owner Mark Davis agreed with East Bay officials on a deal on Friday to bring his team back to the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum for the 2019 National Football League season. He has 613 catches for 8,587 yards and 72 touchdowns in his career.More news: Alia Bhatt makes an exciting announcement on her birthday
Nelson wasn't an ideal complement to newcomers Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams (think quick slot type), so just add that $3.6 million to that $52.1 million guaranteed. He was a Pro Bowl selection and second-team All-Pro choice in 2014.
The only other quarterback employed by the Raiders is Nathan Peterman, who's signed to a reserve/future contract.More news: Liberals must let Wilson-Raybould come back to committee, opposition says
McCarron spent the 2018 season with the club and was active for all 16 contests, appearing in two and completing one-of-three pass attempts for eight yards.
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