Raiders DE Khalil Mack could be a trade candidate

Rex Christensen
August 9, 2018

Without Mack, the Raiders would fall even further down the league's bottom-third of defenses.

If you take a look around the internet, you will see that there are really no experts out there who expect the Oakland Raiders to be any good this season. Remember, Cooper shares an agent with Mack, so we should probably be prepared for another offseason merry-go-round in 2019. This news, as it always does, caught the attention of Packers fans nationwide because of the relationship of the Raiders and Packers front office personnel coupled with the fact that the Packers have a tremendous amount of draft capital to offer in a potential trade involving Mack.

Any team that's willing to acquire Mack would presumably be willing to hand him a massive new contract.

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That's why, quite simply, they need to be looking for multiple high-value assets. It would be nice if it were a pass rusher that could help replace some of the void Mack will create upon his departure, but that shouldn't be a deal breaker.

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Gutekunst never said Mack by name during his answer, but he caught himself from saying too much more.

The Packers would seem to have the resources necessary to land an elite player like Mack. This defensive approach will disrupt the timing of opposing offenses and allow the secondary to make more plays on rushed passing attempts. Because Mack is on the previous year of his rookie deal, it removes some of Oakland's bargaining power. If the tension between the two sides gets worse, is it possible Mack could be playing for a different team in 2018?

"I don't see why not, he would be ideal", Maiocco said of Mack.

The Rams' offseason started off with a bang, as they traded for Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters from the Kansas City Chiefs, one of the top ball-hawking cornerbacks in the game today. At 6-3, 252 pounds, Mack can play both outside linebacker and defensive end.

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