Raiders: 3 burning questions that remain unanswered after free agency

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The Las Vegas Raiders made a number of moves in free agency, but plenty of questions remain unanswered about the team’s future plans.

The Las Vegas Raiders gave a pretty clear indication of what their plans were in free agency this offseason. Evidently, the team abided by the old adage that if you have money, spend it.

In total, the Raiders made 12 external free agent signings including multiple high-profile additions. And in the process, they answered questions that remained at numerous positions.

The plan at linebacker seems clearer following the additions of Cory Littleton and Nick Kwiatkoski. The interior defensive line position was upgraded with the signings of Maliek Collins and Daniel Ross. And the tight end depth chart is now full with Jason Witten and Nick O’Leary under contract.

But despite all of their additions, plenty of questions still remain.

Free agency is only part of the offseason equation and oftentimes it is through the NFL Draft that teams really build for the future. Think of free agency as a resource and the draft as the blueprint.

With that, let’s take a look at three burning questions that still remain unanswered following free agency.