3 reasons the Las Vegas Raiders won the 2024 NFL Draft

Let us dive into why the Las Vegas Raiders won the 2024 NFL Draft.
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The Las Vegas Raiders went into the 2024 NFL Draft with some significant needs on their roster. First-year general manager Tom Telesco was also tasked with avoiding the fate of his predecessors, who consistently missed on picks in the first round.

However, Telesco did a solid job with the NFL Draft, deciding to stay put at all eight selections he went into the draft with. Telesco went with a best player available mentality early on, before filling holes later, and overall, the roster is in much better shape than it was a year ago.

Here, we look at why the Las Vegas Raiders won the NFL Draft this April.

3 reasons the Las Vegas Raiders won the 2024 NFL Draft

3. Day 3 potential steals

Unlike his previous tenure in the Chargers organization, Telesco did some solid work on Day 3 of the 2024 NFL Draft. His biggest steal may have been Trey Taylor, a dominant safety from Air Force who won the Jim Thorpe Award this past season.

All told, Las Vegas added a quality running back/special teams player in Dylan Laube, two cornerbacks who can come in and help them right away, Taylor, and a possible Day 1 starter at linebacker in Tommy Eichenberg. Overall, this haul should be able to help the Raiders in a big way as rookies.