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[#FilmWithFive] Prospect Preview: SS Obi Melifonwu

I want all the defensive backs. The motto has not changed. In a class that’s completely loaded with talent at both corner and safety, Reggie needs to focus on the future of the group and start investing. I hope. Today, we’re looking at a safety from the University of Connecticut. Yes, Connecticut. I’ve heard he’s

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Mocking the Mocks: Post-Combine Edition

April’s around the corner, you guys. We’re almost there. Mocking the Mocks: Volume II can be located below: Reviewing a handful of updated mocks as we approach the Combine, via @RaidersBeat. What will the #Raiders do at 24? https://t.co/nl8ZztpsU6 — Ryan (@StillRyanFive) February 17, 2017 Let’s see what has changed, if anything, with the five

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Opinion: Only A Matter Of Time Before Marshawn Lynch Is A Raider

It’s going to happen. If Marshawn Lynch is serious about playing for the Raiders, there’s not much anyone (other than the Raiders) can do to stop him. Yes, Lynch still has a year on his contract with the Seahawks if he chooses to “un-retire”, but if Seattle tries to keep him, Lynch would count for $9 million on the their

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[#FilmWithFive] Prospect Preview: TE David Njoku

We’re passed the first few waves of free agency and my pals on #RaidersTwitter are less than thrilled. Early reports linked Martellus Bennett to Oakland, before the Super Bowl champion tight end eventually found his way to Green Bay. While I would’ve liked to have added Bennett at the right price, I was rather insistent

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7-Round Mock Draft, Volume II: Post-Combine

We’re inching our way closer to the draft with the weekend in Indianapolis now behind us. Boards will undoubtedly be reshuffled as dozens and dozens of players either helped their stock, or opened up a whole new bag of questions. I plugged in CBS’s “big board” for some post-Combine fun (over at Fanspeak, as we

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[#FilmWithFive] Prospect Preview: RB Christian McCaffrey

Well, it happened. It happens nearly every year, I guess. Draft #szn approaches, I sift through dozens of prospects I enjoy, many of which are names I’d like the Raiders to target. I watch tape (shouts to DB as always), talk to dozens of folks I really respect, watch more tape, and narrow things down

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Combine Week: 10 Options at 24

It’s Combine week, my pals. Before we know it, we’ll be hearing thousands of fans booing Roger Goodell as he announces the first selection of the 2017 NFL Draft. To this point, I’ve previewed a handful of players in this class, recapped mocks from notable analysts, and even dropped my own, pre-Combine mock draft. The

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Mocking the Mocks: All Seven Rounds, via FanRag Sports

My boy Connor Rogers has a preview series over at FanRag where he runs through a full seven rounds for each franchise. Working backwards, the Raiders’ card was finally pulled. Connor’s a good pal, and I really appreciate his insight when it comes to the draft, so I was definitely looking forward to him road-mapping

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[#FilmWithFive] Prospect Preview: RB Jamaal Williams

If you’ve been following me for the past year or two, you know my opinion on Latavius Murray. It’s time to let go, and it appears that’s the road the Oakland front office is ready to walk down, as well: I'm told #OAK expects to let RB Latavius Murray go into FA. Source: "The door