Possible free agents FA to replace Denzelle Good

The retirement of Las Vegas Raiders offensive lineman Denzelle Good likely shocked much of Raider Nation. Many expected him to start at least somewhere in 2022 once he returned from injury. Now the Raiders have a void to fill. Fortunately, there are still external options that could provide some depth.

Las Vegas Raiders expected to add tackle to replace Denzelle Good

Good is generally considered a guard, but he has plenty of tackle experience. There was also significant experience with the Raiders in particular. More importantly, you could say he was the second-best tackle on the roster behind Kolton Miller. Even hobbled and not playing his natural position, Good is still a better tackle than Brandon Parker. Going into his second year, Alex Leatherwood has yet to beat Parker, so that tells you everything you need to know. Good’s departure makes it easier for Leatherwood to move inside, and the Raiders should do just that. The team would then be free to pursue a real tackle via free agency. Here are three options worth checking out.

Bobby Massie

The ten-year-old vet played for three different teams during this period. He was at least decent wherever he’s been. It would definitely be an upgrade from what the Raiders currently have. Moreover, Massie would be relatively cheap and consume only a small part of the over $20 million in ceiling space the Raiders currently have. In fact, it’s far from the first time the idea of ​​the Raiders doing this move was mentioned.

Bryan Bulaga

The thirteen-year veteran is not the force he was during his early years in Green Bay. He was recently cut by the Los Angeles Chargers, who had similar right tackle issues to the Raiders. Still, it’s hard to imagine anyone worse than what the Raiders currently have. At the very least, he would provide a veteran presence to a relatively young group.

Brandon shell

This one would just be fun. In his six years in the league so far Shell has been average at best. It wouldn’t be a long-term solution, but a better band-aid than what the Raiders currently have. However, none of this really matters. What matters is that he is Art Shell’s nephew. Selling new ’78’ jerseys with ‘Shell’ on the back. At this point, Raider Nation will likely have to accept mediocrity at the right tackle position this season, regardless of who plays this year. You might as well have fun with it.

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