Fonoti fails Physical

Team passes on Fonoti: The Raiders briefly considered signing former Vikings guard Toniu Fonoti, who visited the team Tuesday. Fonoti, the Chargers' second-round pick in 2002, failed his physical. Fonoti, whose weight has approached 400 pounds, was traded to Minnesota last season but reported at 385 pounds and was recovering from a broken hand. He finished the season on injured reserve because of a groin injury.

Scout.com has learned the Oakland Raiders had reached a one-year contract agreement with UFA G Toniu Fonti (Vikings) on Tuesday.

He would have received a base salary of $585,000 and 415,000 in guaranteed money/$1 million total.

The Minnesota Vikings offered Fonoti a multi-year deal to re-sign but not much over the veteran minimum per season.

Fonoti eventually signed with Tampa Bay.


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