Oakland Raiders 2012 Draft Wish List No. 7: OL Mike Brewster

Earlier today, Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted out that the Raiders are not expected to bring back center Samson Satele. While many Raider fans are cheering, I am a little skeptical.  

Satele was never up to par with the Pounceys or the Matt Birks, but he was good enough. He did a good enough job holding down the fort. More often than not, I would be open to someone else over Satele.

However, in an offseason like this, I am not as eager. The Raiders already have many holes on their team. Granted, the Raiders are strapped on cash, but I'm sure the front office could work things out if they wanted.

However, we must move on. Most fans think the solution is to simply have Stefen Wisniewski move to center. I would have to agree that this is the best option, but then that leaves a hole at left guard. So, with that, I went off and did an excessive amount of research and whittled it down to a few players.

The first guy I'd like to inform you all about is Kevin Zeitler of Wisconsin. I instantly fell in love with him, but then I thought, there is no way this guy makes it to the Raiders' first compensatory pick. 

But I then I found a new hope. Ohio State's center, Mike Brewster, impressed me the most out of my other choices. He reminded me of Wisniewski so much it was incredible. Both played center, but can also play guard fairly well. Both are technicians in what they do. Wisniewski is the better of the two, but that comes with the pro journey and experience.

Brewster is an all-around player. When he blocks, he gets both hands on the defender and drives. He isn't the type to flatten guys on a daily basis, but he gets the job done and opens up lanes for the runner. He also does a good job getting to the next level and blocking linebackers.

In the passing game, Brewster has good awareness. He does not get beat very often and does a great job of keeping his ma...

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