Raiders draft pick Bowden thriving after trade to Dolphins

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The Raiders tried to mold rookie Lynn Bowden into a running back. Make him something he wasn’t. Pigeonhole him into the player they wanted him to be instead of embracing the player he was — and the player he’s becoming for the Miami Dolphins.

Turns out he’s a wide receiver after all.

Bowden is returning to Las Vegas this weekend for a Saturday game against the Raiders, the team that selected him in the third round of April’s draft and shipped him away to Miami for a future fourth-round pick before he’d played a snap in the NFL.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal