Raiders NFL Draft: Ranking the top-5 prospects for Las Vegas

As we inch closer to the 2024 NFL Draft, let us take a look at the top-5 prospects for the Las Vegas Raiders.
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. Michael Penix Jr.. 2. 521. 2. . . Quarterback. Michael Penix Jr.. player

Let’s be clear, If Michael Penix Jr didn’t get injured multiple times in his early college years, we would be talking about him being a top three to five pick overall in this draft easily. He has all the talent in the world, and he’s been healthy the last two seasons, and when healthy, he can sling the ball as good as anyone in this draft class.

Yes, even Caleb Williams.

And in my opinion, Michael Penix might even be the best deep ball thrower in this entire draft. His deep ball is very pretty and accurate, and he does it almost effortlessly, with just a flick of the wrist. Even more impressive, he’s left handed.

He would be an excellent fit for the Raiders and they should be able to get him at pick 13 without having to trade up, or maybe even in the top 17-20 range if they choose to double dip in the first round and maybe get a tackle first like Fuaga mentioned in the last slide, then trade back up in the late first round for Penix Jr.