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Silver Minings: 2022 Las Vegas NFL draft is on the clock

Dates for next year’s Raiders-hosted draft are set

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Start making your plans for the biggest Raiders-themed party you could ever imagine.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the 2002 NFL draft dates are officially set. The three-day event will run Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30 of next year. Of course, it will be in Las Vegas and the Raiders are the host team.

This is going to be wild! It has also been a long time coming as the 2020 draft was supposed to be in Las Vegas, but the live event was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic so it became an all-virtual event. It was announced during the 2020 draft that the 2022 event would be held in Las Vegas, as 2021 had already been set in Cleveland, Ohio.

Expect a typical Las Vegas-style spectacular event next year. Hope to see you all there.

In other Raiders’ links:

  • Starting lineup: The San Jose Mercury News looks at the Raiders’ starting lineup now that the draft is over.
  • Depth chart time: The Athletic takes a shot at the Raiders’ post-draft depth chart.
  • No love from Brugler: The Athletic’s Dane Brugler, who is considered one of the best draft analysts in the country, ranked the Raiders’ draft as the 30th best in the NFL.