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Raiders Countdown to Kickoff: 89: Who wore it best, who's wearing it now

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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

We're now inside 90 days until the Raiders 2015 season opener. That also means we leave the defensive linemen and head get into the receivers. That means tight ends and wide receivers. For those who get more into the skill positions, this is where it gets more interesting for you as we detail some of the best pass catchers to ever wear a Raiders uniform. Starting with number 89.

Who wore it best: WR  Ronald Curry

At North Carolina, he played quarterback for the football team and point guard on the basketball team. The Raiders drafted him in the 7th round and converted him to wide receiver. After the Tim Brown and Jerry Rice era ending in Oakland, Curry took over as the most reliable receiver on the team over the next five years, twice leading the team in receiving. And of course he had one of the best catches in NFL history when he pulled in a one-handed catch in the back of the end zone in the snow in Denver. You could watch that catch 100 times (and I think I have) and it will probably never get old.

Who's wearing it now: WR  Amari Cooper

The Raiders next great hope at receiver. He became just the second wide receiver chosen in the first round by the Raiders in 27 years. That was Tim Brown who was the last Raiders drafted wide receiver to reach 1000 yards receiving.

Brown is to be inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year and Cooper looks to emulate his level of success with the Raiders. The Raiders chose him at fourth overall out of Alabama as the most polished receiver in the draft. He instantly becomes the number one receiver in a receiving corps that has been lacking one for a very long time.