Breaking Down Oakland Raiders’ Top 6 Position Battles

Following an influx of talent, the Oakland Raiders must now go about the business of deciding who will start and who will be relegated to reserve roles.

Despite coming off of a 3-13 season, much of the Oakland starting lineup is actually staying intact. And for several positions where there will be a change, such as middle linebacker, center and strong safety, the new starter is unquestioned.

But there are still some positions on the roster where the starter is yet to be determined. Fortunately, the team now has multiple options at these positions, and it'll be up to the players to battle it out to try to secure the job.

While the lineup can, and likely will, change during the season, these projections are for who will be starting for Oakland at the given position in Week 1 of the 2015 season.

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