Justin Ellis


NAPA -- Edge rushers get all the glory. Big sack totals and tackles for losses are attractive to the average NFL fan, and increase jersey sales by the bushel.


Editor’s note: Insider Scott Bair will be providing position-by-position breakdowns each day leading up to Raiders training camp, which opens on July 31.


By most accounts, Reggie McKenzie hit a home run in last year’s draft.


Editor’s note: In the buildup to the NFL Draft (April 30-May 2) CSNBayArea.com will have draft content every day, including position breakdowns, retrospectives, mock drafts a


PHOENIX -– During last year’s NFL owners meetings, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and then head coach Dennis Allen were routinely asked to identify their franchise foundation pieces.