Oakland Raiders rookie report cards entering the bye week

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - SEPTEMBER 29: Maxx Crosby #98 of the Oakland Raiders forces a fumble from Parris Campbell #15 of the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - SEPTEMBER 29: Maxx Crosby #98 of the Oakland Raiders forces a fumble from Parris Campbell #15 of the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) /
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GLENDALE, ARIZONA – AUGUST 15: Defensive back Johnathan Abram #24 of the Oakland Raiders during the first half of the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – AUGUST 15: Defensive back Johnathan Abram #24 of the Oakland Raiders during the first half of the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /

Needs Work and Incomplete

Clelin Ferrell

Outside of a coverage sack and pass deflection on a screen pass, the Silver and Black’s first pick of the draft has been a non-factor. Coming out of Clemson, many questioned Clelin Ferrell’s athletic ability and that deficiency appears to be rearing its head.

According to Pro Football Focus’ Mike Renner, the edge rusher has the lowest pass rush win rate at his position.

Ferrell is supposed to help solve the Raiders pass rushing woes, but obviously is falling short of that. It’s certainly too early to call him a bust, but with such a pass happy league, teams don’t spend top five picks on solid run defenders.

So far that’s all he’s been and that needs to change moving forward.

Grade: D+

Trayvon Mullen

Gareon Conley, Daryl Worley and Lamarcus Joyner have locked down the starting cornerback spots, so the rookie hasn’t had much of an opportunity to play. The few times Trayvon Mullen was called upon haven’t been pretty either.

The Clemson product is allowing a completion percentage of 80 percent and a passer rating of 134.6 when targeted. If he is going to earn more playing time, Mullen is needs to show the coaching staff that he can force more incomplete passes.

Grade: C-

Johnathan Abram

Unfortunately the Hard Knocks superstar’s season was cut short after one game with a torn labrum. Johnathan Abram played well in the lone outing, but the small sample size delays his evaluation. Once healthy, he should be a beast for the Raiders

Grade: Incomplete

Isaiah Johnson

Unfortunately, the former Cougar’s season ended before it really got started. When drafted, Isaiah Johnson was considered a project and obviously that project is on hold.

Grade: Incomplete

Other Incomplete grades: Dakota Allen, Lester Cotton, Keelan Doss, Andre James, Keisean Nixon and Justin Phillips

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