Originally Posted by Saggysack
He was a EFA. And he had to get permission from the Raiders to talk to other teams. He was simply not a unrestricted free agent, free to go wherever he wanted.
Any team entering negotiations with him at that point realizes that if he does sign they have to trade the pick to the team who has the rights to the player.
Sorry SideWinder, you are wrong on this.
That's not a trade, no matter how many times you say it is.