Oakland Raiders: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise After Week 2 of OTAs

The second week of organized team activities (OTAs) provided another chance for players on the Oakland Raiders' roster to try to make a positive impression. And for the second week in a row, several players were able to take advantage of the opportunity.

Positive reports that come out of OTAs always have to be taken with a grain of salt. The history of the NFL is riddled with players who were OTA superstars, then disappeared and never made a real impact. The Raiders are no exception (remember back when, based on pads-free practices in May, Tyler Wilson looked like he might be the future at quarterback?).

But that doesn't mean that early signs of success should be ignored. OTAs give players an opportunity to show that they deserve to be on the final 53-man roster. Even without pads and without contact, the deserving players tend to stand out.

Following another week of OTAs, here's a look at five Raiders who've taken steps toward becoming important members of the roster.

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