The secondary has received a great deal of criticism, but the problem is the team has spent a great deal of draft capital on defensive backs in the past couple of years, which means they have no choice but to give them a chance to develop. In total, the Raiders have used three picks in the first 40 picks the past two years on DBs as well as a couple of fourth-round picks.
The Raiders gave up more points per game than any other team in the NFL (30) so certainly improving the defense for the Silver and Black will be the priority. Raiders GM Mike Mayock told the the media today that two factors will help the Raiders in their search this year. Today, it’s all day, every day, all 32 teams.
Coming off the best season of his career, the Las Vegas Raiders hope to bring wide receiver Nelson Agholor back in 2021. Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told reporters the team "would love" to re-sign Agholor in free agency: "All of those things he brought, we don't want to lose. We'd love to have Nelly back.