Now, that the draft is over, let’s look at what the Las Vegas Raiders need heading into the 2020 season.
Let me tell you, it’s not much — the Raiders don’t have a ton of glaring holes. They are somewhat thin on defense and may need some shoring up, but nothing to panic about.
Let’s look at some Raiders’ needs:
The Raiders drafted Clemson’s Tanner Muse in the third round, but he will likely be a special teamer for the foreseeable future. He has a chance to be a very good special teamer, but he might not help on defense right away. So, if the Raiders added at linebacker, it wouldn’t be the worst thing.
I still think the Raiders could still use a versatile defensive lineman and benefit from some more help in stopping the run from the interior defensive open. But that kind of player isn’t easy to find, especially this late in the process. P.J. Hall, rumored to be on the trade block, might get one more chance with the Raiders.
The Raiders could use a little more depth here. The position probably wouldn’t been addressed if they had more draft picks.
There are no huge voids here as the Raiders are fairly set. All they need is quick development of young players and relatively good health and they have a chance to compete in the AFC.