Raiders finally land key player to replace Jimmy Garoppolo that worth $25 million and agreed to proceed with…

Apparently, the recently traded first-round pick was interested in starting quarterback for the Las Vegas Raiders in 2024.
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After making the decision to move on from Jimmy Garoppolo, the Las Vegas Raiders prioritized finding a veteran replacement in free agency. GM Tom Telesco decided to sign Gardner Minshew III to a two-year, $25 million contract to compete with Aidan O’Connell for the starting quarterback job in 2024.

Yet, there’s still a strong sense the Raiders aren’t done adding to their quarterback room. While Anthony Brown Jr. remains as the third quarterback, the team may want to add someone with more upside, such as a draft prospect who can develop into a future starter, even if it’s not immediate.

Justin Fields had Las Vegas Raiders trade on his radar

However, according to ESPN’s Brooke Pryor, the Raiders may have had a chance to add a young QB via trade earlier this offseason.

Fields, 25, was the 11th overall pick in 2021. While he hasn’t quite developed his passing skills enough, some have questioned whether the Chicago Bears are more to blame for not surrounding him with more talent along the offensive line and in the receiving corps. Ohtani Speaks on Gambling Scandal: Interview with Forbes Baseball Writer Dan EpsteinQB-Needy Raiders Consider Trading Up in First Round of NFL Draft, per Report

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