Does that mean the Raiders will go away from drafting a player in the secondary? Mayock didn’t reveal their draft plans Thursday, but understands “we’re very aware of our needs. Obviously when the needs fit up with where you are in the draft board, that’s awesome,” Mayock said.
Conversely, if you’re sitting at 17 and a guy you think is going to 8-10 or 12, somebody who you really like that fits what you do starts to slide a little bit, you’ve got to be willing to say, ‘Are we willing to take the chance to give up some draft capital to go get a specific guy? The brain trust of Mayock and Raiders coach Jon Gruden are entering their third draft together.
The Las Vegas Raiders are continuing to invest in youth football in the community. On Wednesday, the Raiders, alongside the CCSD (Clark County School District), announced that Each team will have two hours to utilize the Allegiant Stadium field for drills and inter-squad sessions. The practices and scrimmages begin today and will continue through the end of the day on Saturday.