Is Bruce Campbell an Oakland Raiders Tackle?

The Oakland Raiders drafted Bruce Campbell and shortly after Tom Cable stated that he was being moved to Offensive Guard to receive more reps in practice.

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Let’s look at Mr. Campbell through the eyes of the Raider Franchise.


Combine Results:

Size:                  6’6”, 314lbs, 36 ¼” Arm Reach

Speed:               4.85 40 yard dash*, 7.58 3-cone drill, 4.69 20 yard shuttle

Strength:            34 rep bench press


*Best for an Offensive Lineman



Campbell possesses a rare combination of size and athleticism for an offensive lineman. He uses the hand punch effectively. Excels in pass protection and can handle speed rushers off the edge. Does a good job of sustaining his blocks. Is a competitive performer. Exhibits impressive initial quickness out of his stance in the running game.



He is a solid pass protector with the size and strength to lock out most DTs one-on-one allowing the center to assist the opposite OG or block a blitzing LB in the passing game.


Durability is a major concern as Campbell has dealt with multiple ailments including a brain issue. Will overextend into blocks and lunge at defenders on occasion. His instincts are questionable, especially in the running game when moving to the second level.



Could be a concern in the running game at the OT Position where the rusher is not always identifiable.

From the OG position; however, he has the size, strength and s...

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