Raiders have money to spend
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have gone out of their way to warn fans they shouldn't expect a spending spree when free agency opens. Yet with more than $66 million under the salary cap and no activity to date, general manager Reggie McKenzie figures to be an active participant in the open market simply because he needs to fill a roster. As of Friday, the Raiders had 17 unrestricted free agents. They declined to use the franchise tag on either of their two most coveted players, left tackle Jared Veldheer and defensive end Lamarr Houston. Both players still could sign with the Raiders, as could the others -- a group that includes running backs Rashad Jennings and Darren McFadden...