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Raiders' draftees get numbers; first-rounder Karl Joseph signs contract

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Besides the Oakland Raiders announcing the signing of three of their draft picks Monday night -- first-round strong safety Karl Joseph from West Virginia, fourth-round quarterback Connor Cook from Michigan State and seventh-round guard Vadal Alexander from LSU -- the team issued uniform numbers to their seven draft picks earlier in the day.

Rookie camp begins this week -- media availability is Friday -- so here’s a look at those digits and who rocked them in the past…

No. 42, Joseph. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: DB Ronnie Lott, RB Vance Mueller, DB Eric Turner, RB Terry Kirby.

No. 95, DL Jihad Ward. Other Raider of note to wear the number: LB Marquis Cooper

No. 91, LB Shilique Calhoun. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: LB Brad Van Pelt, DT Chester McGlockton, DE Justin Tuck

No. 8, Cook. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: P Ray Guy, QB Jason Campbell, QB Marques Tuiasosopo

No. 33, RB DeAndre Washington. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: TE Billy Cannon, RB Kenny King, DB Eddie Anderson, DB Tyvon Branch

No. 57 LB Cory James. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: LB Jerry Robinson, DT Rod Coleman

No. 74 G Alexander. Other Raiders of note to wear the number: DT Tom Keating, OT Jim Lachey, DL Nolan Harrison, OT Matt Stinchcomb