The Oakland Raiders Trade The 7th Pick To…


Published: March 15, 2009


... holes in our lineup, it seems extremely feasible that the Raiders will be moving down in the 2009 NFL draft.

As I look across the league for a potential suitor for such a trade, I am drawn to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Philly has the 21st and 28th picks in the first round as well as the 53rd pick of the second round and 85th pick of the third round.

Additionally, they have six picks coming in rounds four through seven. With that many picks in the draft they can afford to make a move.

With the recent signing of Kalif Barnes and Erik Pears, and the late season emergence of Mario Henderson it seems less likely that the Raiders will be going with an O-lineman in the first round.

On the other hand the Eagles suffered a loss on their O-line.

Tra Thomas signed with Jacksonville leaving a gaping hole at the critical left tackle position.<...

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