Starters: Amari Cooper, Michael Crabtree
Depth: Seth Roberts, Johnny Holton
Free agent: Andre Holmes
Cooper and Crabtree teamed up to each have 1000-yard seasons in 2017. The two arrived in 2015 – Cooper drafted at 5 overall and Crabtree signed as a free agent -- overhauling the Raiders’ starting receiver unit. Since then, Cooper has had two straight 1000-yard seasons that had him in the Pro Bowl and Crabtree signed a long term extension.
That same 2015 season, Roberts broke out as a former undrafted free agent to be the team’s third receiver. He didn’t show improvement last season as he saw less targets, averaged nearly 5 fewer yards per catch, and his catch percentage drop by nearly 10%. He would lead the league in drops last season.
Holton was a raw prospect whose receiving talents wowed coaches in camp, but played mostly on special teams.
Holmes has stuck around for four seasons in Oakland. He is a big target who doesn’t always play like it. His numbers have gone down each of the past two seasons and does most of his best work in coverage on special teams these days.
Condition: Touch and go
This team needs another threat. It could be a speedy slot receiver to take pressure off of Cooper and Crabtree or a big target which would move Amari Cooper inside in three wide receiver sets.