ALAMEDA -- The Raiders targeted D.J. Hayden from the start and would have taken the Houston cornerback at No. 3 in the NFL draft had the right trade offer not been presented to Oakland.
ALAMEDA -- The Raiders traded down put to choose D.J. Hayden with the No. 12 overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday.
Here's a closer look at the selection:
ALAMEDA -- The Raiders made the first deal of the day Thursday, trading their No. 3 overall pick of the NFL Draft to Miami. In exchange, the Raiders received the Dolphins' first-round pick, No.
Welcome to Christmas in April, NFL-style. The Raiders have basically been on the clock with the No.