Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther didn’t necessarily want to lose one of the best players in the league off his defense, but he understands the reasoning behind his boss Jon Gruden’s decision to trade Khalil Mack.
Guenther said today that salary cap constraints were a concern, and that if the Raiders had signed Mack to the kind of contract he wanted, “you lose seven other players” later.
While he would have liked to coach Mack this year, Guenther said he supports the way the organization is trying to build the roster from top to bottom.
“He’s a fantastic player, obviously. We all…