Three players the Raiders coached against in January swapped sidelines Saturday when the team selected former Houston cornerback Isaiah Johnson, LSU tight end Foster Moreau and Clemson receiver Hunter Renfrow.
A better first impression couldn’t have been asked Friday of the Raiders’ first-round picks.
The Raiders traded back twice Saturday before selecting their second ex-Clemson Tiger, choosing cornerback Trayvon Mullen in the second round.
Talent and character. The Raiders sought this combination, general manager Mike Mayock said Thursday evening, when approaching a signature draft in which the franchise owned eight picks, including an NFL-high three in the first round.
Raiders general manager Mike Mayock asked prospective player just how the players would adapt to life in Las Vegas once the team moves to town in 2020.
NFL Alumni Las Vegas chapter held their first draft party at the Linq and the alumni present give their take on the Raiders first pick.
A large crowd at Raiders organized draft party on the Las Vegas Strip cheered as the team selected Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell with the fourth-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Months of rumors, reports, mock drafts and quarterback workouts have not altered expectation as to how the Raiders will approach their No. 4 overall pick Thursday during the NFL draft.
An NFL draft the Raiders devoted months preparing for and consider a potential franchise turning point is here. If all goes to plan, it will produce multiple Las Vegas household names.
Former Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has decided to retire, ESPN reported on Wednesday morning. The decision came amid reticence from the franchise to commit to a third season.