Updating Oakland Raiders’ First-Round Big Board Post-Combine

Well, it's all over.

As quickly as South Carolina's resident freak of nature Jadeveon Clowney ran his 40-yard dash, the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine came and went.

The Oakland Raiders brass was in full attendance, as they engaged with some of top prospects. From general manager Reggie McKenzie to head coach Dennis Allen and owner Mark Davis, the entire Raiders administration got involved in the process.

In a conversation with San Francisco Chronicle beat writer Vic Tafur, Davis stressed the importance of making sure this offseason is a huge success:

Every offseason is the most important at that time, but this is one that we've been building toward the last few years...So, yeah, there is no question. We have to hit it right now. The coaches, they're all signed. Dennis Allen has every coach that he wanted. Everybody was all worried about that on the outside, but on the inside we knew what we were doing.

Now, with the free agency creeping up on the horizon, it’s going to be essential for this organization to make a splash in the 2014 draft.


1. QB Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville

Despite not throwing at the combine, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is still a prospect who has the ability to make the Raiders swoon this spring.

The narrative surrounding Bridgewater isn't any different then it was before the combine. He's a hyper-talented young QB with question marks surrounding his durability and size.

If nothing else, taking Bridgewater with the No. 5 pick puts McKenzie and Coach Allen in a precarious position. Can they take a chance on a quarterback who isn't widely regarded as a "surefire" solution?


2. OT Greg Robinson, Auburn

Out of all the guys who competed at the combine, Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robin...

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