Depth Chart Analysis: Oakland Raiders Wide Receivers

June 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders receivers have a significantly better quarterback throwing them the ball in 2010.  I don’t think anyone would argue that, with the acquisition of Jason Campbell and having jettisoned JaMarcus Russell.  However, are there actually receivers worth owning on the team (outside of tight end Zach Miller)? 
Let’s take a look at the receiving corps and find out.
Darius Heyward-Bey
We all know the Raiders reached for him when they used the seventh overall pick in 2009 to draft him out of the University of Maryland.  That type of position brought huge expectations that he never had a chance to live up to, especially with Russell trying to throw him the ball.
However, even with a bad QB he should have produced better numbers.  Playing in 11 games he managed just nine catches for 124 yards and one touchdown.  Having run a 4.25 40-yard dash at the combine, he does have the potential to be a big play threa...

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