Under-the-Radar Oakland Raiders Who Could Challenge for Starting Roles

The Oakland Raiders' preseason opener provided plenty of positives for the team as it continues to develop and improve. One of the most important was the surprisingly strong performance by several of the reserves.

The Raiders are in an intriguing position. They have more talent across the entire roster than they've had in a long time, and they also have several starting positions that are unsettled.

This means that for several players who have been considered locks to be reserves up until now, they have a real opportunity to work their way into the starting lineup.

It's going to take more than a few training-camp practices and one preseason performance to unseat a starter. But based on what they've done so far, these players have shown that the starters ahead of them shouldn't be too comfortable.

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