Should Raiders Swap out of the First Round?


Published: April 21, 2009


... we all have varying degrees of thought on who the Raiders should pick or what they should do with pick numero uno. The topic is: should the Raiders trade their pick? My feeling is no, and that's dependent on several players being there when it's their turn. I am really hoping that the Raiders pick Orakpo, but if not, then there are several players that I want to see in silver and black: Maualuga or Raji. Then there is the offensive side the team, which obviously needs to pick an OT at some point.

But what about the other side of the coin? What if they decide to trade the pick? With whom does this happen? Tampa needs a running back, the Giants a receiver, and Philly...where do we start? After letting good players get away, they do have a modus operandi and stuck to it, dumping older players. The Falcons and Saints could use receivers.

Any one of these teams could be potential suitors, but are afraid that the guy they want will be gone, leaving their fans wondering what co...

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