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Raiders NFL Draft 2016 rumors and news

All news and articles pertaining to the Raiders 2016 draft.

Rookie scouting report: LB Cory James

The Raiders increased their depth at linebacker in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft when they selected Colorado State's Cory James. What does James bring to the table and how will he contribute with the Silver and Black?

Rookie scouting report: DeAndre Washington

What does rookie running back DeAndre Washington bring to the table and how will he contribute with the Raiders?

Raiders rookie scouting report: Connor Cook

Flashback to one year ago and Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, and Connor Cook were all viewed as top-15 talents in the 2015 NFL Draft. So why in the world did Connor Cook fall to the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft?

Rookie scouting report: Shilique Calhoun

Despite coming off his best statistical season, Shilique Calhoun's name was still on the board when the Raiders selected in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Why was this the case and what does he bring to the Silver and Black?

Scouts with harsh criticism of Shilique Calhoun

With the Raiders finally getting Shilique Calhoun under contract, we looked back at what scouts were saying about him pre-draft. And the results were kinda messed up.

Rookie scouting report: Jihad Ward

While the Raiders selection of Jihad Ward in the second round was criticized, I understand the reasoning and believe that Ward can become a force if provided the correct coaching.

Raiders rookie scouting report: Karl Joseph

Back in September, I wrote a scouting report on Karl Joseph and made the claim that he was one of my favorite players to watch in the 2016 NFL Draft. Here is an updated look at the Raiders first round pick and what he brings to the Silver and Black.

Film Room: Karl Joseph

Taking a look at the film to see what Karl Joseph does best.

Raiders see complement, Latavius sees competition

Latavius Murray ran for over 1000 yards last season as the team's feature back on his way to the Pro Bowl. So, why is he looking over his shoulder?

What scouts said of Ward pre-draft supports pick at 44

Why Calhoun rookie deal still remains for Raiders

Just one rookie contract remains for the Raiders -- third round pick Shilique Calhoun. There's a good reason why it's not done yet.

Pics, videos of Cook, Washington at Rookie Premiere

Pre-draft scout survey: Joseph consensus top safety

Raiders sign Cory James, just one rookie left now

How to follow Raiders rookies on Twitter

Why none of Raiders top rookies at Rookie Premiere?

The NFLPA and their partners are sending a bad message to rookies based on their invite list to their annual Rookie Premiere.

Jihad Ward signs rookie contract

Raiders add five tryout players, release three

Raiders 2016 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Jalen Richard earns spot on Raiders roster

Raiders passed on Shaq Lawson, needs shoulder surgery

QB Cook shaking off rust, soaking in flood of new info

Ward confident in knee: ‘flying around' day one

Karl Joseph rehabbing, limited to minicamp mental reps

Raiders top pick Karl Joseph was the only player not on the field the first day of rookie minicamps, but he was at the facility, still targeting training camp for his return.

Raiders rookies don some legendary numbers

Connor Cook gives Raiders valuable NFL commodity

The Raiders dropped a bombshell in the 2016 NFL Draft when they traded up in the fourth round to select Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. Many fans wondered why the Silver and Black drafted a QB when they already have Derek Carr. Here is why.

Raiders lock up 5th round RB DeAndre Washington

Raiders announce 13 UDFA signings

Rookie minicamp starts today: Expected attendees

Raiders work late, sign top pick S Joseph on 4-yr deal

Raiders keep it rolling, sign 4th rd QB Connor Cook

Vadal Alexander first Raiders rookie to sign

Rookies get their numbers

The Raiders drafted rookies got their numbers today. Here they are along with who wore it last and each player's college number.

S&BP community Raiders mock draft contest results

Did Connor Cook's dad cause him to fall in draft?

Before draft, Calhoun modeled game after Raiders rushers