The prevailing wisdom after the initial stage of free agency holds that the Raiders need to select a right tackle in the first round of the NFL draft. It’s not a consensus, however.
An examination of some of the top mock drafts over the last couple weeks reveals a multitude of options should Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden decide to hold firm and make a pick with the 17th selection in the first round.
Of course, tackle is a popular choice. There’s not much agreement on who exactly that player will be, but one name does appear three times.
One mock even has the Raiders trading down to fill a different need.
Here’s a look at who some of the experts believe the Raiders will select on April 29, in order of most to least mentioned.