The Oakland Raiders have released veterans A.J. McCarron and Jordy Nelson.
Nelson received a $3.6 million roster bonus in December. He caught 63 passes for 739 yards and three touchdowns over 15 games in his only season with the Raiders.
He would have seen his base salary of $3 million for 2019 become fully guaranteed on Sunday, and he had a salary-cap number of more than $5.368 million.
McCarron's $1.9 million base salary would have been guaranteed on Sunday, though a $3 million roster bonus would have been guaranteed on Friday.