Reviewing the Oakland Raiders 2016 NFL Draft
Reviewing the Oakland Raiders selections from this weekend’s 2016 NFL Draft.
The 2016 draft has come to a close, with the Raiders having drafted seven players who will have a chance to compete (some better than others obviously) for roster spots in the upcoming season. Initially having eight selections in this years draft, the Raiders made a rare trade up, shedding a pick in the process.
This years’ draft class, on paper, looks solid but unspectacular. It’s not the draft class that people will write about years from now if and when the Raiders become a consistent champion (that will likely be the 2014 draft) but this is the type of draft that builds championship contenders by adding role players and depth players to compliment the big stars found in previous drafts.
Here are some quick thoughts on the Raiders 2016 draft selections: