In a surprising move given the financial implications,

Las Vegas Raiders Reportedly Kicked Kenyan Drake This Year

Planned to hit a $3.6 million pay-cap, as well as a $4.4 million hit in 2023.

The news was first reported by Tom Pelicero of NFL Network.

Drake, 28, after recovering from a broken right ankle at the end of last season

was back in the camp. He played three Raiders pre-season games,

Running 30 yards on 12 carries and caught five passes for 27 yards.

Drake initially signed a two-year, $11 million contract

Signed with the Raiders last year as a free agent.

However, this was under the previous rule of GM Mike Mayock and head coach John Gruden.