The Realist's Draft Scenario
Now that the coin flip is over and we know our draft position, it’s time to go over likely scenarios for the upcoming draft.
Imagine, if you will, that you are Lane Kiffin/Al Davis/The-Man-Behind-the-Silver & Black Curtain who decides whom the Raiders will pick on draft day. Decide what the team needs and prioritize them. Add Darren McFadden to the offensive punch or shore up the porous defense with Chris Long/Glenn Dorsey/Sedrick Ellis? Keep the 4th pick or try to trade down for more picks? Keep in mind that some of our needs can be met through free agency.
As for the likely draft day scenario, this is what I see happening:
- MIA: Chris Long/Glenn Dorsey
- STL: Chris Long/Glenn Dorsey/Jake Long
- ATL: Matt Ryan/Darren McFadden
Unfortunately I just don
As for me, I
RD1. DT Sedrick Ellis
RD2. LT Sam Baker
RD4. C Jamey Richard
RD6. SS Caleb Campbell
RD7. Best of what
Why Ellis over LT Jake Long? Tom Cable
The defense, however, was just the opposite in making nearly every running back that faced them look like the second coming of Jim Brown. Hence my pick.
As for wide receiver, I
Note: Thanks to Raiderrealist for sharing this take. This is the second in what promises to be a series of “guest takes,” with the intent of celebrating the different voices and perspectives of the Raider Nation. Stay tuned for PantyRaider's trade take.