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Raiders projected depth chart with draft picks incorporated

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Tow offseason events shake up the depth chart the most — free agency, and the draft. Last weekend saw the latter come to pass, so with those new players in house, we take a look at how they could affect the team’s draft chart in the coming months and perhaps into the season.

Raiders projected depth chart with draft picks

Offense First team Second team Third team Beyond
Offense First team Second team Third team Beyond
QB Derek Carr Mike Glennon Landry Jones Nathan Peterman
RB Josh Jacobs Chris Warren III
RB2 Isaiah Crowell Jalen Richard DeAndre Washington
FB Keith Smith Ryan Yurachek
WR Antonio Brown JJ Nelson Keon Hatcher
WR Tyrell Williams Marcell Ateman Saeed Blacknall
SWR Huner Renfrow Ryan Grant Dwayne Harris
TE Darren Waller Derek Carrier Paul Butler
BTE Lee Smith Luke Willson Foster Moreau
T Trent Brown Brandon Parker Jamar McGloster
T Kolton Miller David Sharpe Justin Murray
G Gabe Jackson Chaz Green
G Denzelle Good Denver Kirkland
C Rodney Hudson Jordan Devey
Defense
DE Clelin Ferrell Josh Mauro Alex Barrett Quinton Bell
DE Benson Mayowa Arden Key Maxx Crosby
DT Maurice Hurst PJ Hall Eddie Vanderdoes
NT Johnathan Hankins Justin Ellis Gabe Wright
SLB Tahir Whitehead Kyle Wilber James Cowser
MLB Vontaze Burfict Marquel Lee Jason Cabinda
WLB Brandon Marshall Nicholas Morrow
CB Gareon Conley Nevin Lawson Montrel Meander
CB Daryl Worley Trayvon Mullen Isaiah Johnson
SCB Lamarcus Joyner Nick Nelson Markinton Dorleant Rico Gafford
FS Karl Joseph Curis Riley Jordan Richards
SS Johnathan Abram Erik Harris Dallin Leavitt
Spec Tms
K Daniel Carlson Eddy Pineiro
P Drew Kaser Johnny Townsend
LS Trent Sieg Andrew DePaola
PR Dwayne Harris Jalen Richard
KR Dwayne Harris

There is a lot to work out with many of these positions.

Backup quarterback would figure to favor Mike Glennon mainly because he was paid the most. But that’s no guarantee he will be the last man standing come September.

First round rookie Josh Jacobs figures to split carries with Isaiah Crowell, Jalen Richard will see time as the receiver out of the backfield and Chris Warren III will get another shot to make the roster as the big bruising short yardage back.

Darren Waller and Lee Smith are the favorites for the top two tight end spots with Luke Willson and rookie Foster Moreau primarily battling for the backup reps. Derek Carrier is on notice.

We know who the starting tackles and guards are, but it is uncertain as of now on which side any of them will lineup. We’ll hopefully learn that come OTA’s.

Arden Key figures to move to situational pass rusher and he will try to hold off rookie Maxx Crosby, who may take a while to develop.

Safety has a lot of options and variables. Joyner will play nickel corner and safety, Karl Joseph can play either safety spot, some believe rookie first round pick Johnathan Abram is here to replace Joseph, but they could very easily both start — Abram as strong safety, and Joseph at free safety. Should the team trade Joseph, it opens it up for Erik Harris to start, but we’ll cross that bridge if we come to it.