The Raiders once again won't have any compensatory draft picks, but that means they've been signing better free agents than those they've seen depart.
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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.
Perry Riley Jr. was a steadying force at middle linebacker after signing in October, but the Raiders might pursue an upgrade.
Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio talks to Kevin Kietzman about his young team, the health of quarterback Derek Carr and a renewed rivalry with the Chiefs.
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.
Despite recording over 100 tackles for the second straight year, Malcolm Smith's production still dropped in 2016, including failing to notch a sack.
Never able to live up to his status as a first-round draft pick, cornerback DJ Hayden might benefit from a change of scenery.
Dont'a Hightower is the best linebacker available in this free-agent market, and Oakland has the cap space to nab him.
Oakland needs to sign Derek Carr to an extension, while the Chiefs have a few options to retain safety Eric Berry. Here are five offseason moves that would improve every AFC West team.
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.
New Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing expects to be more collaborative with quarterback Derek Carr, but he doesn't plan wholesale changes.
The Raiders will be looking to improve their pass rush next season. One way to do that is to draft a cover corner such as Florida's Quincy Wilson.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do the Raiders want backup Matt McGloin back in 2017? It wouldn't hurt to have a little bit of insurance under center.
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.
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.