MLS has released each teams protected and unprotected lists as we head into Wednesday’s expansion draft. Below are the Rapids lists. Select Homegrown players and all Generation Adidas players are automatically protected.
The Rapids wasted a spot on the protected list. How and why is Zat Knight on the list of protected players I’ll never understand. What is the club thinking?
11 Protected Automatically Protected
Deshorn Brown (Int’l) Davy Armstrong (Homegrown)
Michael Harrington Caleb Calvert (Homegrown)
Clint Irwin Marlon Hairston (Generation adidas)
Chris Klute Shane O’Neill (Homegrown)
Zat Knight (Int’l) Dillon Serna (Homegrown)
Vicente Sanchez (Int’l)
Gabriel Torres (Int’l)
Geoffrey Castillion (Int’l)
Dimitry Imbongo (Int’l)
Jose Mari (Int’l)
Thomas Piermayr (Int’l)
Charles Eloundou (Int’l)
Grant van de Casteele