Oakland Raiders’ 2010 Draft Strategy Taking Shape

March 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders have been uncharacteristically quiet this off season, with no big- name signings as in previous years. But the release of some key veterans, and the free agent tenders applied to others, have given a clear indication that a movement towards youth is the theme for this year.
In some positions on the roster, it isn’t now a case of if they need new players on board, but who?
The release of Greg Ellis won’t leave that big of a hole, as Matt Shaugnessy showed he was up to the job standing in for Ellis in 2009.
With Cornell Green done for though, shocking though it was, he was our best option at right tackle. Despite all his penalties and poor play, when he was out injured last season, our line actually looked even worse.
Green has now signed with possibly the only team in the league with a worse offensive line than the Raiders: the Buffalo Bills.
And while many Raiders fans may well be glad to see him go (including myself), we now hav...

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