Best Draft-Day Contingency Plans for the Oakland Raiders

Life doesn’t always go as planned; this applies to the Oakland Raiders' draft-day plans.

Amari Cooper, Kevin White, Leonard Williams and Dante Fowler Jr., are all likely candidates for the Raiders' fourth overall pick. Eric Kendricks and Cameron Erving should also be considered, if the Raiders don’t fulfill voids at center or middle linebacker with veteran free agents.

Devising a Plan B or Plan C will be just as important as Plan A in order for the front office to put together another impactful draft class.

In 2014, general manager Reggie McKenzie and his team of scouts did their homework. Third-round pick Gabe Jackson, fourth-round pick Justin Ellis and seventh-round pick Travis Carrie played well in their rookie seasons.

Who are the best alternatives to those coveted first- and second-round picks in 2015? Let’s take a look at some possible backup plans on draft day.

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