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Silver Minings: Alec Ingold to represent Raiders at NFL Draft Day 2

Las Vegas fullback will announce the team’s pick on Friday

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Alec Ingold
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Alec Ingold finally gets to be involved in the NFL draft.

How cool is that?

It has been announced that the Las Vegas Raiders’ fullback will be part of a group of current and former players from around the NFL to announce a draft pick by their franchise during the second day of the draft on Friday, which is when the second and third rounds are conducted.

Ingold, of course, joined the Raiders in 2019 an an undrafted free agent from Wisconsin. He has become a key part of the team both on and off the field. Ingold is a high-character person who represents the franchise well.

The fact that he was selected for this honor shows how regarded Ingold — who scored the Raiders’ first touchdown at Allegiant Stadium last year — is by the team and the league.

I couldn’t be happier for him. Enjoy your moment in the sun (or rain, if Cleveland weather doesn’t oblige again) sir.

In other Raiders’ links:

  • Surprise: The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a look at the shocking Raiders’ pick of Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood at No. 17.
  • Big board: The Athletic has a look at some players the Raiders can take at No. 48 in the second round.
  • A first at Allegiant Stadium: The Raiderettes performed for the first time in the new stadium at a draft party for fans Thursday night. More normalcy. Yes.