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Absurdly early Raiders 53-man roster prediction

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Yeah, it's still May. But what the heck, let's do a 53-man roster prediction.

Donald Miralle

The Raiders won't have to whittle their current 90-player roster down to 53 active roster spots and 8 practice squad players until September. But why not make a 53-man roster prediction right now? I see no reason why not.

Keep in mind, this is not a depth chart prediction. The order of the names is not necessarily as I predict they will fall in the depth chart.



Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor, Tyler Wilson

Out: Matt McGloin

Running backs

Darren McFadden, Rashad Jennings, Latavius Murray, Marcel Reece, Jamize Olawale

Out: Jeremy Stewart, Deonte Williams, Jon Hoese

Wide receivers

Denarius Moore, Josh Cribbs, Juron Criner, Rod Streater, Jacoby Ford, Brice Butler, Conner Vernon

Out: Travionte Session, Isaiah Williams, Sam McGuffie, Andre Holmes, Greg Jenkins

Tight ends

David Ausberry, Mychal Rivera, Nick Kasa

Out: Richard Gordon, Brian Leonhardt, Jeron Mastrud

Offensive line

OT Jared Veldheer, Khalif Barnes, Menelik Watson, Alex Barron

OG Tony Bergstrom, Mike Brisiel, Lucas Nix

C Stefen Wisniewski, Alex Parsons

Out: Willie Smith, Andrew Robiskie, Jason Foster, Lamar Mady, John Wetzel


Defensive line

DT Vance Walker, Christo Bilukidi, Pat Sims, Stacy McGee

DE Lamarr Houston, Jack Crawford, Andre Carter, Jason Hunter, David Bass

Out: Ryan Robinson, Brandon Bair, Kurt Taufa'asau, Johnny Jones


Nick Roach, Kaluka Maiava, Kevin Burnett, Miles Burris, Sio Moore

Out: Travis Goethel, Billy Boyko, Eric Harper, Mario Kurn, Keenan Clayton, Kaelin Burnett


Tyvon Branch, Charles Woodson, Usama Young, Brandian Ross

Out: Shelton Johnson, Corey Nelms, Reggie Smith


Tracy Porter, Joselio Hanson, DJ Hayden, Mike Jenkins, Phillip Adams

Out: Chimdi Chekwa, Chance Casey-Thomas, Mitchell White, Coye Francies, Taiwan Jones

Special Teams

K Sebastian Janikowski, P Chris Kluwe, LS Jon Condo

Out: Marquette King, Eddy Carmona

Practice Squad

RB Deonte Williams

WR Greg Jenkins

TE Brian Leonhardt

C Andrew Robiskie

OT John Wetzel

DT Brandon Bair

LB Kaelin Burnett

CB Chimdi Chekwa