A little more than 2 weeks after it was reported that Eli Apple was signing with the Raiders, it ends up the 2 celebrations were unable to agree to terms, leaving Apple still an unlimited free agent.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Apple had actually concurred to a 1 year agreement with the Raiders on March 18, and Apple himself posted the contract on Instagram, stating he was “excited to start a new journey as a Raider.” The post has actually considering that been erased, and on Thursday, Schefter reported the offer had actually failed. He did not supply a factor.
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Apple, 24, has actually revealed pledge in his 4 NFL seasons with 3 interceptions and 33 passes defensed, however he has actually likewise had a hard time to play without getting flagged. He led the Saints with 11 called charges in 2019 and 10 called charges in 2018 after signing up with the team in Week 8, ESPN kept in mind.
Apple was set to sign up with a Raiders defense that had actually currently signed former Bears linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski, former Rams linebacker Cory Littleton, former Cowboys defensive take on Maliek Collins, former Cowboys safety Jeff Heath and former Buccaneers defensive end Carl Nassib. Now, he’ll have to return to the drawing board and discover another brand-new team