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Six players from 2000 draft with original team, two Raiders

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Shane Lechler and Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders set up for a field goal attempt (photo by Levi Damien)
Shane Lechler and Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders set up for a field goal attempt (photo by Levi Damien)

There are just six players chosen in the 2000 draft who remain in the NFL on the team who drafted them. Of those eleven players, two are Oakland Raiders. Both of those players were drafted in the 2000 draft. Those players are their 2000 first round pick kicker Sebastian Janikowski and fifth round pick punter Shane Lechler.

Overall there are just 11 NFL players selected in 2000 or earlier remain active in the league with the franchise that selected them. Here is the entire list:

2000 - Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland Raiders (17th overall)

2000 - Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears (9th overall)

2000 - Brad Meester, Jacksonville Jaguars (60th overall)

2000 - Shane Lechler, Oakland Raiders (142nd overall)

2000 - Tom Brady, New England Patriots (199th overall)

2000 - Brian Jennings, San Francisco 49ers (230th overall)

1999 - Donald Driver, Green Bay Packers (213th overall)

1999 - Todd McClure, Atlanta Falcons (237th overall)

1998 - Patrick Mannelly, Chicago Bears (189th overall)

1997 - Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (66th overall)

1996 - Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens (26th overall)