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Raiders Preseason

RaiderRamble.com Analysis: The Raiders offensive backfield

Of all the positional groups heading into The Oakland Raiders 2017 season, it’s hard to ignore the potential of the stable of running backs. This was an unproven group prior to the 2016 season with former Raider Latavius Murray being their only experienced back at the time. That year, Murray faced minimal competition before he earned the starting role.  The battles for the depth was settled among added 5th round draft pick DeAndre Washington, (Legendary Raider George Atkinson’s son) George Atkinson III and an unknown UDFA in Jalen Richard. Despite some highlight reel moments from Atkinson III, the retention of promising camp back Jalen Richard sealed Atkinson’s tenure with the Raiders.

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2017 Outlook: Raiders that might overachieve in 2017

There are always players who step their game up out of nowhere and have Pro Bowl caliber seasons; Lorenzo Alexander, who amassed 12.5 sacks for the Buffalo Bills, was one of those players last year. We previously talked about three Raiders players who might underperform in 2017 and with Alexander in mind, let’s look at three players who might go above and beyond for the Oakland Raiders in 2017.

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