Raiders continue hosting draft prospects

Raiders continue hosting draft prospects
April 9, 2014, 2:00 pm
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Bashaud Breeland recorded 56 tackles, two sacks, four interceptions and two forced fumbles last year with Clemson. (USATSI)

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The Raiders are allowed to host 30 draft prospects at their team facility. Some, like quarterback Johnny Manziel’s trip to the Bay Area, carry great fanfare.

Most do not.

These facility visits are set for interviews and medical evaluations. If you want to work a player out, you have to travel to his campus.

They do offer a chance to get a closer look at less heralded players who have strong tape or pro days outside the national spotlight, and the Raiders have done so in recent days. The National Football Post, citing a source, reported that the team hosted Virginia-Lynchburg cornerback Keith Lewis on Monday and that Clemson corner Bashaud Breeland visited on Tuesday. Breeland could be a second-day pickup. 

The Raiders need developmental depth in the defensive backfield and could select a corner in the draft.