Oakland Raiders Shuffle: Important Position Battles Still Unsettled

In the offseason, the Oakland Raiders brought in a lot of new blood to improve the team, as well as create competition at some positions of weakness such as offensive line, defensive line, and fullback.

However, other positional battles have emerged throughout the preseason, and the starting lineup on both sides of the ball is far from settled at this point.

While the most heated battle for a starting spot remains the four-man cluster at fullback, there are other spots on the football field that the Raiders need to shore up before the season starts.

Fortunately, many of the new challengers to the incumbents possess talent. Unfortunately, a vast majority of those challengers are either rookies with no real NFL game experience, or players who have been unable to reach their potential.

This is my take on the positions that need solidifying before September 12, and the players involved in the competition.

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