Sport Raiders DE Khalil Mack facing $814K fine for no-show, report says

20:35  10 august  2018
20:35  10 august  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Raiders' Khalil Mack, Jon Gruden haven't spoken this offseason, report says

  Raiders' Khalil Mack, Jon Gruden haven't spoken this offseason, report says Mack, 27, is currently holding out for a new contract after the Raiders exercised the fifth-year option on his rookie deal.Jon Gruden and Khalil Mack have not spoken once this offseason, according to ESPN.

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Although they’ve made clear they aren’t staging a protest, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and linebacker Khalil Mack became the latest set of NFL teammates to show solidarity “Any kid, any family, any adult that follows us or looks up to us, we knew their eyes would be on us,” Carr said .

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The Raiders will play their first preseason game Friday and, according to ESPN.com, will be without defensive end Khalil Mack.

The All-Pro defensive end continues his holdout and will not be participating in camp before Oakland's opener, Adam Schefter reported.

Mack, who is entering the final season of his rookie contract, will be fined $814,000, per the collective bargaining agreement, for the no-show.

He was named the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and a 2015 first-team All-Pro at both defensive end and outside linebacker. To date, Mack has 40.5 career sacks.

Jon Gruden 'doesn't know' if Raiders have a backup quarterback .
Raiders coach Jon Gruden was asked Friday if Oakland has a backup quarterback on its roster, and he wasn't willing to give a direct answer. "I don't know," Gruden told reporters after the game. "You know, we're going to continue to work, continue to see who's available. I thought there were some good moments tonight, and there were some moments tonight that weren't good. It's been too inconsistent, but I'm not going to say much more tonight until I see the tape, but we're going to continue to evaluate it." The Raiders know Derek Carr will be their starting quarterback.

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