Raiders Rework LBs Nick Kwiatkoski & Cory Littleton’s Deals, Create $7.1M Of Cap Room


Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Raiders have restructured the contracts of LBs Nick Kwiatkoski and Cory Littleton and in turn created $7.1 million of cap space.

Cory Littleton

Littleton, 27, is a former undrafted free agent out of Washington signed by the Rams in 2016. He played out the final year of his three-year, $1,635 million contract before returning to the Rams on a one-year restricted deal worth $3,095,000 for the 2019 season. 

The Raiders signed Littleton to a three-year, $36 million contract that included $22 million guaranteed last year. 

In 2020, Littleton appeared in 14 games for the Raiders and recorded 81 tackles and no sacks or interceptions.

Kwiatkoski, 27, is a former fourth-round pick of the Bears back in 2016. He just finished the final year of his four-year, $2.915 million contract and made a base salary of $720,000 in 2019.

Kwiatkoski was testing unrestricted free agency last year for the first time in his career when he agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with $13.5 million guaranteed with the Raiders. 

In 2020, Nick Kwiatkoski appeared in 12 games for the Raiders and recorded 81 tackles, one sack, an interception, a forced fumble and four passes defended.

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  1. If any RAIDER should be tacking a Pay cut it should start with the HC who on any other team would have been fired already. So Jon lead by example take a 25 mil haircut an Along with your inept coaching staff except Tom Cable who deserves a big raise. Fire the useless OC there will be a petition soon in the RAIDER NATION for Mark Davis to remove you from the Raider payroll for good

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