Oakland Raiders Draft 2010: Dreams, Nightmares, and Reality

April 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Everyone has their theories on who the Raiders should take with the number eight pick, and with a number of acute areas of need on the team you would think that it wouldn’t be too hard to predict who will be the first player selected by Oakland.
If only it were that easy.
The draft is always unpredictable, and the Raiders the most unpredictable team of all.  I got it right last year with Darrius Heyward Bey, and I have made good predictions before with Robert Gallery and Michael Huff.  I was way off on Darren McFadden in 2008.
What adds to the difficulty this year is that after the first five or six players, there is no clear cut second in their group, and the picture gets rather hazy.  One thing Al Davis can’t afford to do is to waste another top 10 pick.  Right now we don’t have one next year, so we have to make this one count.
Whatever the Raiders press office put out, I don’t believe anyone in the organisation is happy...

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