Raiders Draft: Wide Reciever Debate


Published: April 5, 2009


... even Darrius Heyward-Bey I began to think about the possibilities. 

There's been mention of possibly trading down. Even though Al Davis hasn't done it before, this year has been different. 

News has surfaced about the Raiders not having any visits planned by any of the top-10 guys we've been projected to get. If they have been, its been tight lipped.

For a while, Crabtree was the hands down pick for us, according to draft experts. Crabtree has then been picked on due to his lack of speed.

Maclin, the speed guy Al Davis would "love", was the sure pick next. Then Friday, April 3rd comes along, and another name is mentioned by Matt Mayock. That name being Darrius Heyward-Bey.

What if we trade down? What if we decide to get a wide receiver with our second or third round pick?

Lets take a look at what's exactly out there, no matter what we choose to do:

Michael Crabtree—6' 1"; 215 lbs.; Texas Tech;...

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