2010 Oakland Raiders Draft Review: How Stong is this Class of Rookies?

August 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We are halfway through the preseason and the Oakland Raiders look to have one of their best drafts in a long time.  My question now is "How many will actually be starters?" At first, I only figured two for sure and possibly three, but now it looks like there could be more. Let's take a brief look at our rookie class for 2010.
No. 1- MLB Rolando McClain: Rolando McClain was one of 5 "Can't Miss Picks" on the Raider Draft Board and was the only one available when the Raiders went on the clock, so they grabbed him. 
He was penciled in as a starter on draft day, which led to Kirk Morrison being dealt away for a 4th round pick. 
He has already gained high praise from teammates, coaches, and opponents.  Some even say that he's the next coming of Ray Lewis. 
Verdict: Starting MLB
No. 2- DL Lamar Houston: Lamar Houston was the main pick that worried me because he was listed as a DT in the draft and seemed ...

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