The Oakland Raiders have many early picks in the NFL Draft over the past few years. During these seasons, people were not happy that the Raiders were playing so poorly. Looking back, were a few rough years worth a possible rebuilding of a respectable franchise? The latest young superstars of the Oakland Raiders come from the offensive side of the football. JaMarcus Russell, Darren McFadden, and Darrius Heyward-Bey are all first-round picks. Robert Gallery is also a first-round draft pick. Aside from these guys, there are defensive leaders like Thomas Howard, Nmandi Asomugha, and newly acquired Richard Seymour.á The rebuilding process for the Raiders was a long one, with many disappointing seasons. Is now the time for hope in Oakland?á Can JaMarcus Russell establish himself and one day ...
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