Originally Posted by SideWinder
So according to your line of reasoning, if Tony Gonzalez were a FA, and the Chiefs placed the franchise tag on him, then the Raiders signed him to an offer sheet, which the Chiefs then didn't match, getting a pair of first rounders in return as required compensation, then that is a trade.
Am I right?
Do you know the different classifications of free agents and what they mean?
Chester wasn't a UFA, he was EFA. Meaning Oakland still had rights to him.