The Chicago Bears traded the first overall pick to the Carolina Panthers last week in one of the most significant NFL offseason deals, but the pick was reportedly close to heading to another team.
According to Jeff Howe and Tashan Reed of The Athletic, the Raiders of Las Vegas rejected a deal after hearing the Bears' conditions.
The Bears requested the Raiders' first and second round picks this year, two future first-round picks, and a future second-round pick in exchange for the No. 1 overall pick.
The Bears sought the Raiders' first and second round picks this year, two future first-round picks, and a second-round pick for No. 1.
The Raiders may have expected to trade up to draft a quarterback with the top pick, even though Las Vegas has changed.
Former 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is the new starter. Jimmy Garoppolo, a former 49ers quarterback, is the new starter.
Because they have a top-ten pick and a number of needs to fill, the Raiders are projected to keep the No. 7 overall pick.