Oakland Raiders: Early 2015 Awards Predictions

With just a few weeks left until training camp, the Oakland Raiders roster has mostly taken shape. There's always the possibility that a major move could be made regarding the roster, and there are some spots still up for grabs. But for the most part, we know who the reserves will be and who the leaders are expected to be.

The Raiders are entering one of the most important years in franchise history. After more than a decade of losing, the team has a very real shot at finally turning things around.

The coaching staff is in place. More importantly, so are the players. This is a young team, but it's also more talented from top to bottom than it has been in a long time.

What's left to determine now is which players will step forward, take on leadership roles and help return the Oakland franchise to relevance.

Here's a look at which players should stand out for Oakland this upcoming season.

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