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What condition Raiders’ position is in pre-free agency: Guard/center

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We check on each Raiders position pre-draft to give it a condition of either Strong, Stable, Touch and go, Serious, or Critical.

Starters: Kelechi Osemele, Gabe Jackson, Rodney Hudson

Depth: Jon Feliciano, Denver Kirkland

Free agents: None

Jackson enters the final year of his rookie contract. The team’s third round pick in 2014, he played at left guard his first two seasons, establishing himself as one of the league’s best guards.

With the addition of Osemele last offseason, Jackson moved to right guard. The Raiders made Osemele the NFL’s highest paid guard a season after making Hudson the NFL’s highest paid center. The two of them were named to the Pro Bowl this season while Jackson was named an alternate. They are widely considered one of, if not THE best interior line in the league.

Feliciano was the team’s fourth round pick in 2015. After a season in which he couldn’t win a starting guard job, he moved to center and established himself as the team’s utility interior lineman.

Kirkland was an undrafted rookie last season, seeing time as a tackle eligible and reserve guard.

Condition: Strong

Their dominant interior starting trio remains intact this season and potentially for years to come should Jackson be extended or re-signed after next season. The depth is secure as well.

See all position conditions: QB I RB I WR I TE I OT I OG/C I DT I DE I ER I LB I CB I S