Discreet since the beginning of free agency, the Raiders have just woken up suddenly. According to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero, Chandler Jones is joining Nevada. The contract would be for 3 years and 51 million dollars. At the same time, Yannick Ngakoue is sent to the Colts in exchange for cornerback Rock Ya-Sin.
Double major operations for Las Vegas which is partially redoing its rush pass. A few hours after Carl Nassib’s cut, it was Ngakoue who was pushed out a season after his arrival. Going the other way Jones joins a squad including recently extended Maxx Crosby and former 4th draft pick Clelin Ferrell. At 32 and after 6 years with the Cardinals, Chandler Jones takes up a new challenge with the Raiders. A real sack machine, the 32-year-old has made 107.5 in ten seasons.
Ngakoue strengthens the Colts
For Ngakoue, the journey continues. He will discover a 5th franchise in 4 years. Signed by the Raiders in 2021 for two seasons, the 26-year-old had a great season in Vegas, and the Colts are getting a prime player capable of producing and energizing an already talented defensive line. with in particular DeForest Buckner or the promising Kwity Paye. According to NFL Media, the transaction would be player-to-player only. A nice shot made by Chris Ballard.
Four-time Pro Bowl pass rusher Chandler Jones is finalizing a deal with the #Raidersper sources.
—Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 16, 2022
Player for player. No picks. https://t.co/1BnTHrc6Ca
—Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2022