With seven picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, including fourth overall, the Oakland Raiders are looking to build on positive momentum began with the franchise's first four picks in the 2014 draft. How should GM Reggie McKenzie spend his picks?
Representatives from the four clubs included Denver quarterback Gregg Knapp and Tennessee's scout Tim Ruskell, a former general manager. The scouts were on hand to watch Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian, a 6-foot-3, 220 pounder who wasn't able to participate in all-star games or the Combine after suffering a torn ACL in November.
NFLDraftScout.com puts the Oakland Raiders on the clock, identifying needs and the best fit for a franchise with more whiffs than hits in the first round in the past 10 years. How would you invest the No. 4 overall pick?
Expect a coaching shake-up in Oakland after their embarrassing loss to the equally awful Dolphins in England. Also, Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles make mighty fine debuts for the Vikings and Jags.
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.
The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.
A total of 68 selections were made during the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the 2014 NFL draft and there were plenty of head-scratchers among them. What were the most shocking developments? The Patriots taking investing a second round pick in a QB makes the list... but just barely.