The Las Vegas Raiders may have gotten a steal with Bryan Edwards in the third round in 2020, as he continues to impress in his second camp.
Training camp is the time in the NFL calendar where many relatively unknown players can make their case to be on NFL rosters. Many times, undrafted rookies shine in practice and it translates to the preseason games, something we have seen with this Raiders franchise in the past.
Players of lower draft status also have their chance to impress coaches. For the second training camp in a row, Las Vegas Raiders 2020 third-round pick Bryan Edwards has shined.
Twitter has erupted with takes from Raiders beat reporters about how dominant Edwards has looked in camp. However, training camp stars are often just that. After dominating training camp and winning a starting wide receiver role by opening day last season, due to the injury to Tyrell Williams, Edwards’s in-game impact was minimal.
Edwards compiled 11 receptions for 193 yards and one touchdown during the 2020 season, never receiving more than three targets in a game.
Edwards looked like he was coming into his own during the Week 3 game versus the New England Patriots, where he had two catches for 48 yards before getting injured and leaving the game before halftime. Edwards didn’t record a snap for nearly two months following his ankle injury and saw his starting spot go to recently departed receiver Nelson Agholor.