Raiders Draft Tracker 2019: Farrell, Gary Top Crowded Draft Board

With 2 Months Until Draft Day, Raiders' 3 1st Round Picks Present Options

Paul Ihander
February 11, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Clelin Ferrell, Rashan Gary

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With under three months until the NFL Draft, the number of mock drafts from reporters, sources and insiders continue to grow. 

And with three picks in the first round, the Raiders draft board is going to remain undoubtedly busy right up until April 25.  To help keep all those projections straight, we've set up this continuously updated tracker to stay on top of all the mock draft movement.

Despite the Kyler Murray (Jr - QB, Oklahoma) talk, the consensus trend by experts for the Raiders with the fourth overall pick looks to address needs on the defensive side of the ball.  Early mocks had the choice split between two juniors: Clemson DE Clelin Farrell and Michigan DE Rashan Gary.  The Wolverine finds himself with multiple mentions for his "athleticism," which seems to be among his major selling points.

The Raiders' 24th and 27th picks seem to be up in the air, but again with a lean towards bolstering the D. 

A pair of Ole Miss wide receivers have crept into the discussion, as have a pair of tight ends out of Iowa.   Time will tell on these selections on whether coach Jon Gruden and new Raiders' GM Mike Mayock want to stock up on defensive playmakers, or see an immediate need to fill the void left by the trade of Amari Cooper to Dallas.

Check out all the up-to-the-minute Raiders' 1st round draft projections here!