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Raiders Draft: Alex Leatherwood May Not Have Been A Reach After All

Right tackle was one of the Las Vegas Raiders’ most pressing needs ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft. They had their fair share of choices but took Alex Leatherwood with the 17th overall selection. At the time of the pick, it looked like the Silver and Black reached for the Alabama product. However, that may …

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Raiders Aware They Needed To Get Better On All 3 Levels On Defense

The Las Vegas Raiders came out of the 2021 NFL Draft with a solid defensive haul. General manager Mike Mayock met with the local media when the player selection meeting concluded and shared some observations. Mayock told the local media the team’s board matched up with what they needed to do. He said the Raiders …

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Raiders Reinforce Secondary On Day 3 of 2021 NFL Draft

Wherever former Las Vegas Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther is, he must be jealous of the Silver and Black’s defensive additions in the 2021 NFL Draft. It’s true that they selected offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood 17th overall. However, they invested the following five picks on defensive players, including safety Tyree Gillespie and cornerback Nate Hobbs …

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Raiders Add Pass-Rush Help, Draft Malcolm Koonce 79th Overall

After adding offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders turn their attention to the defensive side of the ball. They traded up to draft Trevon Moehrig in the second round and took Malcolm Koonce with their first third-round selection. The Raiders’ defense looks better after …

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Raiders Bolster Secondary, Trade Up And Draft Trevon Moehrig 43rd overall

The Las Vegas Raiders added offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. They have now turned their attention to the defense and drafted TCU safety Trevon Moehrig 43rd overall. Heading into the draft, safety was one of the Raiders’ most pressing needs. Thus, it wasn’t surprising to see them …

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Raiders Do It Again, Reach For Alex Leatherwood At 17th Overall

The Las Vegas Raiders have taken unexpected routes in the last few drafts and 2021 wasn’t any different. They’ve used first-round picks on players they could’ve drafted in later rounds. Even though there were plenty of players worthy of the 17th overall pick, they went with Alabama offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood. The Raiders are revamping …

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Raiders Draft: Quinn Meinerz Could Be Day 2 Sleeper Pick

The Las Vegas Raiders have a pressing need at right tackle. However, they also need to find a long-term answer at the guard position. That’s why Wisconsin-Whitewater interior offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz is a prospect worth considering on Day 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft. Ed Graney of Las Vegas Review-Journal recently highlighted Raiders general …

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DE Yannick Ngakoue Named Raiders’ Best Offseason Acquisition

The Las Vegas Raiders had one of the worst defenses in the NFL last offseason. Thus, it wasn’t surprising to see them revamp the unit this offseason. While the Gus Bradley hire was important, there was a personnel addition that may have a bigger impact in 2021. Gary Davenport of Bleacher Report recently wrote about …

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Raiders Roster Doesn’t Get Positive Assessment Ahead Of 2021 NFL Draft

The Las Vegas Raiders have given the roster a makeover this offseason but how good are they after all the changes they’ve made? Not very much if you ask Pro Football Focus, who gave a blunt assessment of the current state of the team. Anthony Treash of PFF recently painted a pretty grim picture of …

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