The Raiders are counting on their NFL draft class to contribute right away, with several members playing prominent roles on both offense and defense.
That's why those rookies saw action in the preseason opener when the veterans did not. Workloads didn't diminish during Thursday's 33-26 exhibition victory over the Arizona Cardinals.
Clelin Ferrell, Josh Jacobs and Johnathan Abram all were impressive against the Cardinals, which is a good sign for the Silver and Black.
Here's how each of the Raiders' draft picks fared in the desert.
How Raiders rookies fared in impressive preseason win over Cardinals originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area