ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Gerard Warren was dealt from Denver because he didn't fit into the Broncos' new defensive system.
But Warren Sapp doesn't see how the former Number 3 overall pick fits onto the Raiders' roster, either.
Warren was acquired Monday for a conditional fifth-round pick in the first deal between the AFC West rivals since 1993. The Broncos only get the pick if Warren makes the Raiders' roster.
The last trade between the Raiders and Broncos came when Denver dealt running back Gaston Green for a third round pick that turned out to be defensive back Rondell Jones.
Denver coach Mike Shanahan, fired by Raiders owner Al Davis in 1989, became Broncos coach in 1995, and the teams have not made a trade since.
Denver hired former Raiders senior personnel executive Michael Lombardi in July as a personnel assistant, two months after he was fired by Oakland.
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