RaiderRamble.com would like to present our first ever seven round NFL mock draft. While there’s some still questions regarding what general manager Reggie McKenzie will do as far as acquiring Marshawn Lynch or trading for a cornerback such as Richard Sherman so here’s our attempt at addressing the many holes the Oakland Raiders still have.
The Oakland Raiders cleared cap space and a roster spot with the release of veteran defensive tackle Dan Williams today, as reported by the team’s official Twitter account. We have released DT Dan Williams. Read: https://t.co/FSChlEYbRi pic.twitter.com/1duYkt2uQr — Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) April 18, 2017 Dan Williams is no longer with the Raiders Per NFL.com, …
The Oakland Raiders Draft Class of 2014 brought many contributors and franchise building blocks such as linebacker Khalil Mack, quarterback Derek Carr, and offensive linemen Gabe Jackson. It was arguably, one of the most successful draft classes in recent history. But the class of 2013? Not so much.
A good scout is worth his weight in gold, be it war or talent acquisition, so knowing what to plan for in advance is vital to achieving success. Originating as a scout, McKenzie is a shrewd talent evaluator who “sniffs it out like a bloodhound”. He will leave no tape unwatched, no coach unquestioned, and no small school unexplored asÂ finding talent is this man’s specialty.
Lynch to the Raiders might have a resolution soon after a news-filled day. In the meantime, let’s all have a bag of Skittles andÂ “Taste the Rainbow”. Even though Raider Nation can’t quite order Lynch’s jersey yet, it’s obvious this might be the eve of something for the Raiders tomorrow; even Lynch’s official Twitter account teased something’s about to happen.