Khalil Mack Holdout "Mystifying To Many In The Organization"

Khalil Mack Holdout

"And if a team flashed a first-round pick at Oakland for the services of Mack, who wants an extension beyond the nearly $13.5 million he is scheduled to make this season under the fifth-year option of his rookie contract and the two franchise tags that could await him in 2019 and 2020, the Raiders would be silly to not at least listen". 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. Without Mack, the Raiders would fall even further down the league's bottom-third of defenses.

But this offseason it appears Mack is unhappy with his current contract. Mack, whose scheduled to make $13,849,000 under his fifth-year option this season, did not report to any of the offseason activities and has yet to report to training camp.

And the Raiders simply aren't willing to give him that kind of money.

Yes, it's true. Oakland may consider trading their best player.

More news: United Approach Atletico Over Signing Of Diego Godin
More news: Aftershock rocks Lombok in Indonesia as death toll rises
More news: Stevie Nicks to appear in new season of American Horror Story: Apocalypse

Would you trade Ziggy Ansah and next year's first-round pick for the three-time Pro Bowler? From this standpoint, it is essential for the Raiders to bring back top value for Mack if they do in fact decide to trade him.

The Packers would seem to have the resources necessary to land an elite player like Mack. Maiocco said not only should they be, but that they should be reaching out to Oakland now to see what he'd cost.

"I think Nevada, and the state taxes, may be involved", Papa added.

For these reasons, I believe that the Packers should enter into serious negotiations with the Raiders if Mack is indeed on the trade block. On the field, new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine might see a big need at edge rusher, based on the health status of Clay Matthews and Nick Perry and the development of Kyler Fackrell, Vince Biegel, Reggie Gilbert, Chris Odom and Kendall Donnerson.

Related Articles

  • 'People were screaming': Witness describes chaos when quake hit Gili Islands

    'People were screaming': Witness describes chaos when quake hit Gili Islands

    Facilities at Lombok's main airport were also unaffected, although passengers were briefly evacuated from the main terminal. In 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami killed 226,000 people in 13 countries, including more than 120,000 in Indonesia.
    Pep Guardiola insists Premier League champions can get better

    Pep Guardiola insists Premier League champions can get better

    After a disappointing World Cup and Jorge Sampaoli's departure, AFA chief Claudio Tapia confirmed Guardiola was approached. It is understood that an offer has yet to be tabled for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld .
    Russian billionaire 'to sell' shares in Arsenal to Kroenke

    Russian billionaire 'to sell' shares in Arsenal to Kroenke

    Kroenke, who - like Usmanov - first started amassing shares in Arsenal in 2007, succeeded in gaining full control in 2011. KSE, the corporation owned by Kroenke, now holds 41,743 shares in Arsenal equating to 67.09 per cent control.
  • Man Utd open Chelsea talks for Zouma

    Man Utd open Chelsea talks for Zouma

    Jose Mourinho has reportedly personally spoken to Kurt Zouma over the phone to convince him into a move to Manchester United . He added: "Yerry Mina's a great guy".

    Don't miss the meteor shower

    The annual show is the result of Earth's proximity to the "gritty" debris of Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, Boyle said in a release. Unfortunately, you may have to stay up late or set your alarm for an early start if you want to spot the best of the display.
    Apple joins clampdown on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

    Apple joins clampdown on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

    In a statement to BuzzFeed , Apple confirmed it had also removed Jones' podcast for violating its guidelines on hate speech. Alphabet and Apple did not immediately respond to questions about why the app remained available on their platforms.
  • Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri on Courtois, Kepa and Hazard speculation

    Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri on Courtois, Kepa and Hazard speculation

    However there is no clause in the deal that would permit Chelsea to automatically buy Kovacic, a Croatia global , next summer. Courtois had been preparing to enter into the final year of his deal at Chelsea , with no extension put in place.
    'Superman' star Margot Kidder died from 'self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose'

    'Superman' star Margot Kidder died from 'self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose'

    She had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and, in 1996, she suffered a public manic episode and nervous breakdown. Her film "Robber's Roost" was in pre-production, and the final film she worked on was 2017's " The Neighborhood ".
    Kepa Arrizabalaga in line to make Chelsea debut against Huddersfield

    Kepa Arrizabalaga in line to make Chelsea debut against Huddersfield

    He helped the Blues win two Premier League titles, one FA Cup and one League Cup during his time at Stamford Bridge . Kepa told the club's website "It's a very important decision for me, for my career, and also for my personal life".
  • Mobile rolls out cheaper tier of unlimited service

    Mobile rolls out cheaper tier of unlimited service

    By comparison, T-Mobile ONE is $40 per line per month, but comes with additional features. Oh, and you won't get that free subscription to Netflix.
    Jerome Boateng rebuffs Manchester United approach

    Jerome Boateng rebuffs Manchester United approach

    Manchester United finished in second place in the Premier League table last term to miss out on a Champions League spot. However, the latest development in the transfer saga has come as a killing blow to Manchester United .
    Women More Likely to Survive Heart Attacks with a Female Doctor

    Women More Likely to Survive Heart Attacks with a Female Doctor

    Women are more likely to survive a heart attack if they are treated by a female doctor in hospital, a major study has shown. A truly incredible study claims a woman who has a heart attack should probably insist on being treated by a female doctor .