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2017 Draft Revisited: Raiders Pick Malik Hooker Instead of Gareon Conley

It’s well known the NFL Draft is a crap shoot and that’s probably one of the biggest understatements in football. Other than maybe a handful of prospects, no general manager can tell how a player will turn out at the pro level. As far as 2017 is concerned, the (then Oakland) Raiders dropped the ball …

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Stop It! Gareon Conley Is Not A Bust… Yet

Raiders training camp is well underway and this brings excitement and the usual cynics. Along with Khalil Mack’s holdout, Gareon Conley has dominated conversations across the NFL spectrum. Conley entered this offseason with the training wheels off and appeared ready to move past his injury-plagued rookie season. One practice in, however, and the injury bug …

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Aspuria’s Assertions: B-word thrown around way too early

Bust. Gareon Conley isn’t one. Not. Yet. To assert the Oakland Raiders first-round pick as a bust at this juncture of his career is supremely asinine. Is it disheartening the No. 24 overall pick’s season after playing in two games (98 total snaps on defense)? Yes, maddeningly so. A shin injury — its severity undisclosed …

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Oakland Raiders: The Cornerback Vexation

The expectations for the Oakland Raiders organization to deliver a Lombardi Trophy to the Bay Area will lie heavily on how its defense can perform, in particular, the defensive backfield and its corners. Even after selecting an exceptionally talented cornerback in Gareon Conley in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, there’s still a lot of questions as we head into this weekend’s camp action.