Certain players will already be off the board with the Raiders make their first-round pick.
Jack Del Rio was Raiders head coach just a few months heading into last year’s NFL Draft. He was still adjusting to a new position and power players there before his arrival.
In the role of general manager, Reggie McKenzie has helped restore the competitiveness to the storied Oakland Raiders franchise.
ALAMEDA – Aldon Smith is under contract with the Raiders but not allowed to represent silver and black.
Jon Gruden has been with ESPN far longer than he was in Oakland. He was head coach in silver and black for four seasons, and with the powerful cable network nearly double that.