Oakland Raiders Week 5 Stock Report

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie’s 2013 draft class didn’t fare well in Week 4 against the Chicago Bears. Adversely, a pair of newly signed free agents made an impact on the defensive side of the ball.

The leftovers from McKenzie’s first full draft class largely contributed to the loss on Sunday, but two new faces provided much-needed help for a defense struggling with injuries and a lack of depth.

Oakland will travel back home to prepare for the Denver Broncos. Prior to discussing that upcoming divisional matchup, we’ll delve into rising and falling stocks based on Week 4 performances.

This week’s stock report will present some players who disappointed in their starting or prominent roles and initial positive signs from the newcomers.

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