Tyrell Crosby, an offensive tackle from Oregon and Green Valley High School, was drafted in the fifth round Saturday by the Detroit Lions. He was projected to go as high as the second round.
Measured risks will be what define the Raiders’ 2018 NFL draft. In the fifth round Saturday, they took one unlike the others.
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond, Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken and Review-Journal reporter Gilbert Manzano go over the Raiders draft picks for the second day of the NFL drafts.
Guard Will Hernandez, who went to Chaparral High School and Texas-El Paso, was taken with the second pick of the second round Friday by the New York Giants.
The Raiders spent the NFL draft’s second day as they did the first: trading. And anyone who doesn’t like the result, well, coach Jon Gruden has a few words.
The two newest Raiders were introduced Friday at team headquarters. Each sat between coach Jon Gruden and general manager Reggie McKenzie during news conferences held two hours apart.
The Raiders opened the three-day draft Thursday with a flurry.
Vegas Nation video host Bryan Salmond and Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken look at the wide receiver position.
Green Valley High’s Tyrell Crosby is one of the top offensive tackles in the NFL draft, but has interests outside of football.
On Tuesday, for the first time in several years, Jon Gruden coached on a field. He was true to form. His energy added a weight and intensity to what might otherwise have been a slow, vanilla spring workout.