Jon Gruden Still a Raider at Heart


Published: April 27, 2009


... the Raiders picked at the 47th pick of the second round I had to laugh. I was thrilled with the pick and had just wrote an article on Mitchell a day before the draft.

Mayock and the rest of the ESPN Crew did not know much about Mitchell so, no team would consider picking this kid that high in the draft would they?. It would be a crazy mans call without the so called experts that walk on waters ok.

Never mind Mayock admitted not ever watching any film on the kid. Mayock walks on water and does not need to see the kid play in order to put a grade on the kid.

Never mind that the Chicago Bears had Mitchell targeted with their 49th pick per the story in the Chicago Tribune. Once the Raiders selected Mitchell the Bears traded out of the 49th pick. Wow, the Bears did not rank any of Mayock's players still available as a value at that spot?

Never mind the Dallas Cowboys wanted Mitchell in round two and traded out after the Raiders took Mitchell. The ...

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