NFL Draft 2011: Oakland Raiders Rumors, News and Speculation

The Oakland Raiders already have their 2011 NFL Draft first-round pick, and they just signed him to a big contract. His name is Richard Seymour.

Just because the Raiders do not have a first-round selection, it does not mean this is not an important draft for the silver and black. Most notably, they have holes in the offensive line and defensive backfield, and they have a pick in each round that doesn't start with the No. 1 to fill them.

I'll be right here from now until the start of the draft updating all the Raiders news and rumors while throwing in my own opinions. We'll have possible trade scenarios, prospect profiles and more. 

This is a unique draft, as it is the first draft since the advent of free agency where teams will be selecting prior to signing free agents. So we can also speculate on who will be coming and who will be going. 

If you are just joining me, we got this Raiders information snowball rolling last week. Check right here for all of that coverage, and share all of your thoughts in the comments right here.


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