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Silver Minings: Rock Ya-Sin comes with good credentials

New CB was part of strong group in Indy

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Las Vegas Raiders v Indianapolis Colts
Rock Ya-Sin (middle)
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Recently, an NFL analyst tweeted out the best trio of cornerbacks based on the past three seasons.

It provided good and encouraging news for the Las Vegas Raiders. Rock Ya-Sin, who the Raiders acquired in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts for defensive end Yannick Ngakoue in March, was part of the trio that placed in second place. Ya-Sin’s Indianapolis trio were given a grade of perfectly covered defense on 69.16 percent of the plays. You can check out the entire list here:

The Raiders are counting on improved play from their cornerbacks and Ya-Sin will be a big part of the mix. Perhaps his presence can help lift the group in 2022.

In other Raiders’ links:

  • Game-by-game: NFL Network has a Raiders’ game-by-game prediction for the 2022 season.
  • 2020 red-draft: Check out who Pro Football Focus has the Raiders taking in the 2020 redraft.
  • Roster projection: Here is an ESPN Raiders’ roster projection.