Oakland Raiders’ Biggest Preseason Surprises so Far

We previously discussed some of the Oakland Raiders' biggest disappointments, but who stood out most of the unexpected?

Wide receiver Amari Cooper and Khalil Mack’s transitions to defensive end obviously provide sources of excitement, but let’s dig a little deeper.

The Raiders have several players who made strides once the competition reached a new level outside of their own teammates.

The fierce competition instilled by the coaching staff helped push inconspicuous players to the forefront with half of the preseason in the books.

A journeyman veteran, a pair of rookies and two players buried on the Raiders roster should’ve caught your eye over past two weeks.

Who are the unheralded standouts? Maybe you recognized them from their spectacular play on the field, and if you haven’t, statistics provide the proof that should open your eyes.

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