Oakland Raiders: Examining Pieces in Place for 2015

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Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Bills 26-24. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Bottom Line

Yes, the Raiders have a ways to go with personnel but there’s more already here than many realize. The media constantly spoke of how bad the roster was but never said anything about the injuries the Raiders had in key positions. The Raiders didn’t help themselves by experimenting with players out of position either.

There were also some pretty talented players that didn’t get as opportunities as they should have. Del Rio is coming in new and doesn’t have any favorites so this is going to help the Silver and Black. And from there, with a strong free agency and draft to finish it off, you never know what can happen in 2015.

Click below for a look at the Raiders’ free agency period.

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