Oakland Raiders that are getting slept on

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October 6, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater (80) catches a pass for a touchdown against San Diego Chargers cornerback Derek Cox (22, right) and strong safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Rod Streater

First the whole NFL slept on Streater because he came from a run heavy offense at Temple so he went undrafted. And now, with the arrival of Cooper and Crabtree, even Raider Nation is sleeping on Rod Streater. He’s sure-handed, runs great routes, fast and at 6’3″ with a 40-inch vertical leap, can go up and get it.

In 2013, he was on pace to be the first receiver in Raiders history to go over 1,000 yards receiver since Randy Moss in 2005. He had 850 yards through 14 games before the Raiders started Terrelle Pryor the last two games. That would ruin everything that went well with the successful McGloin-Streater connection that season, sending the wideout home with a 888 yard season.

He could have had a 1,000-yard season with Matt McGloin as his quarterback, but the dual threat system with Pryor hurt Streater’s numbers during his breakout season. Then last year, he went down with a foot injury in Week 1 and that caused Carr to suffer as a rookie. Crabtree and Cooper are getting all the attention these days but Streater is going to do his damage this year too as the Raiders have a trio of wideouts poised for big seasons in 2015.

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