Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Oakland Raiders Rookie

For NFL rookies, it's important to hit the ground running. A strong start could be the difference between a successful career and never getting a shot to see the field. The Oakland Raiders have plenty of roster opportunities up for the taking—and they'll be open to overachieving rookies.

When it comes to developing talent, positional depth and the "next man up" mentality benefits the unknown with great potential. Inevitably, some rookies will pan out to be great, others will prove to be serviceable in limited roles and some will never get the chance to prove themselves at all.

We'll take a close look at the best- and worst-case scenarios for Raiders rookies—including one undrafted free agent—and forecast an outlook on the crucial beginnings of their careers.

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