Report: Raiders showing interest in tight end Jermaine Gresham
The Raiders did their homework on Jermaine Gresham before free agency began in March.
That interest never materialized in a signing. But it never went away, either, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport:
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— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 20, 2015
Oakland still has about $20 million in cap to burn; they can more than afford Gresham’s price tag.
Whether or not they’d actually sign him is a different story. Since they first inquired about his services, the team has signed a blocking tight end in Lee Smith and drafted jack-of-all-trades tight end Clive Walford.
Gresham would join Smith, Walford, and Mychal Rivera on a very deep tight end group — if Oakland ends up with him, that is.