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12-4, 1st in AFC West

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite being shut out in compensatory picks for the fourth straight year -- hey, that means they are doing something right in free agency, no? -- the Raiders are still scheduled to have eight draft picks come April, barring trades. Here, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information, are Oakland's picks,

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jack Del Rio will speak to the media bright and early at the combine next week. Especially for those tuning in from the West Coast.

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3dPaul Gutierrez

Should Raiders re-sign Perry Riley Jr.?

Perry Riley Jr. was a steadying force at middle linebacker after signing in October, but the Raiders might pursue an upgrade.

Carr saying he's close to 100 percent is good news for Raiders (1:43)
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Study: Mexico City game yielded $45M impact

The Texans-Raiders game in Mexico City in November generated an increase of $45 million in the city's gross revenues, according to a league-commissioned study.

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4dPaul Gutierrez

Should the Raiders re-sign Malcolm Smith?

Despite recording over 100 tackles for the second straight year, Malcolm Smith's production still dropped in 2016, including failing to notch a sack.

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5dPaul Gutierrez

Should the Raiders re-sign DJ Hayden?

Never able to live up to his status as a first-round draft pick, cornerback DJ Hayden might benefit from a change of scenery.

Raiders need to make sure to prioritize Mack (1:25)
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9dPro Football Focus

Raiders should sign Hightower

Dont'a Hightower is the best linebacker available in this free-agent market, and Oakland has the cap space to nab him.

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10dPaul Gutierrez

Should the Raiders re-sign DT Stacy McGee?

Stacy McGee's fast start crumbled amid injuries in 2016, but when healthy he looked to be the all-around presence the Raiders' defensive line needs.

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12dPaul Gutierrez

Should the Raiders re-sign OT Menelik Watson?

With RT Menelik Watson hitting free agency, the Raiders must decide if they want to keep a key cog on their O-line or part with the oft-injured player.

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12dPaul Gutierrez

Oakland Raiders will likely pass on franchise tag

Wednesday will be the first day that NFL teams can designate franchise-tag players. The Raiders' financial situation should allow Mark Davis and Reggie McKenzie to be active in free agency and probably not tag anyone this year.

Smith continues to be an off-field concern (1:17)
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12dMike Sando

Continuity Rankings: Future's bright for Raiders

The Silver and Black appear to be settled for years to come at GM, head coach and quarterback. But for now, they remain middle of the pack for continuity.

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13dPaul Gutierrez

Should the Raiders re-sign TE Mychal Rivera?

Tight end Mychal Rivera peaked in 2014 with 58 catches for 534 yards but has been caught in a numbers game at the position since then.

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13dPaul Gutierrez

Raiders LB Smith cooperating in police probe

Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was mentioned in a San Francisco police report for an incident that happened over the weekend. Smith missed the 2016 season as part of an NFL-mandated suspension.

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13dPaul Gutierrez

D.J. Hayden could use a change of scenery

Hayden has not become a game-changer that Oakland thought it was getting when it drafted him at No. 12 overall in 2013. Going somewhere where first-round expectations are nullified might be best for all parties.

Raiders reward Del Rio with four-year deal (1:21)
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16dPaul Gutierrez

Raiders reward Del Rio with new 4-year contract

The Oakland Raiders rewarded coach Jack Del Rio with a new four-year deal, the team announced Friday. Del Rio guided the Raiders to their first playoff berth in 14 years.

Team Stats

Passing Yards253.213th
Rushing Yards120.16th
Points For26.07th
Points Against24.120th