Biggest Surprises of Oakland Raiders’ Offseason so Far

The Oakland Raiders have completed an especially important set of offseason activities. With a new coaching staff and lots of new faces, there are plenty of first impressions to be made and spots to be earned.

There's still a lot of time before the season, but now is the time when players can establish, or at least begin to establish, more prominent roles on the team. A good performance during offseason activities can provide a major advantage once the preseason gets going.

Offseason activities have to be taken in the proper context. No one's wearing pads, and there are a lot of new players going through the process of learning a new playbook. But several players have already made an impression, some good and some bad.

Here's a look at some of the more surprising developments from Oakland's offseason.

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