Oakland Raiders NFL Draft Big Board: Position-by-Position Rankings

The Oakland Raiders sit at a pivotal No. 4 spot where anything is possible—whether it's a trade, choosing quite possibly the most complete player in the entire draft or drafting for needs throughout.

What's almost certain is this draft will be one of the most entertaining between trade rumors and Marcus Mariota's placement—and then there's Chip Kelly.

The recent rise and fall of draft stocks make it crucial to put together an inclusive big board for all positions targeted.

General manager Reggie McKenzie is known for drafting outside of roster needs. For draft purposes, we'll examine the four positions where the Raiders are clearly looking for an upgrade at starter.

The following big board ranks the top five prospects for each of those four positions in terms of roster fit, probable impact and the potential to actually win the starting position.

These positional big boards don't simply rank the best players at the position. Each prospect ranked has a skill set specifically beneficial to the Raiders' schemes or supplemental to their shortcomings.

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