Five undrafted rookies that Raider Nation should keep an eye on

Ask any Oakland Raiders fan about general manager Reggie McKenzie and they’ll tell you he seems to have the uncanny ability to pluck talented players out of a seemly vast ocean of “forgotten” rookies. Think Jalen Richard and Seth Roberts to name a couple, both of whom made a significant impact for the Silver and Black on the field and will have the opportunity continue to do so in 2017.

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Newest Raider on Marshawn Lynch: “He runs angry”

Widely considered to be a steal for the Raiders, Hood will have plenty of time to develop his own game and adjust to the professional ranks though running behind Lynch will also help. For now, fans know Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington are backing up Lynch yet neither are considered ”power” runners or a “between the tackles”-type of back. With this said, Hood finds himself with an excellent opportunity and assuming he’s a part of general manager Reggie McKenzie’s long-term plans then Raider Nation might want to start remembering this kid’s name.

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RaiderRamble.com Interview: Raiders’ Anthony Cioffi

The Oakland Raiders and general manager Reggie McKenzie have moved fast to stockpile on undrafted players, one of these players is former Rutgers’ star safety Anthony Cioffi.
RaiderRamble.com was recently able to ask Cioffi some questions and got to know him a little better as he begins to live out his dream of playing in the NFL.

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The Raiders find themselves rising in power

Draft season has finally concluded with the Oakland Raiders making eight selections in the 2017 NFL Draft. The entire league has finally realized what the Raider Nation has already known for a while: the Raiders are back. In the first of many power rankings for the NFL’s 2017 league year, the Raiders open up as the number three ranked team in the league.

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