Oakland Raiders: Ranking Remaining Offseason Priorities

A critical part of excelling in the NFL is knowing your assignment and fulfilling your role in the best possible fashion. The Oakland Raiders now have a roster bustling with young talent in need of direction.

The team drafted a couple of hybrid position players. It’s also plausible some current players will become tweeners between positions on the field. Versatility is key, but the Raiders have to use the skill sets in the right places on the field.

Oakland’s coaches should spend the beginning of this offseason defining roles and creating open competition for weaker positions to help players develop and get a head start on the 2015 season.

We’ll take a look at an early checklist of priorities for the Raiders’ offseason. This checklist will focus on the basics of building a winning football team. What roles are best for certain players? Who deserves a second look as a starter? Who deserves extra focus in player development?

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