They say that a new NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) is getting close to being done.
Rumor has it that the salary cap will be $120 million in 2011 as well as hard cap floor being 90 to 100 percent. With this cap, many have predicted doom and gloom for the Raiders, saying they will lose pretty much every important player who isn't already signed.
They are already over the cap and will have to cut players to get themselves under the cap. But there is hope the the Raiders could actually be in good cap shape to do what they need to do this offseason.
Meanwhile are six players the Raiders should go after under the new set of rules who can help in a big way.
Turn the page to see who they are and how the rules can help.