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Twitter reacts to Raiders selecting Alex Leatherwood

There were certainly some upset tweets with the selection

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The Raiders got Twitter talking on Thursday as they selected Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood with pick No. 17 in the NFL Draft.

Here’s what Twitter had to say ... and most of it wasn’t good.

This is the team’s official reaction, which is positive at least!

Raiders reach again?

If you’re shocked by the Raiders’ pick, making a surprising move in the first round isn’t anything uncommon for them.

No one expected Leatherwood to go this early:

Apparently he has lots of memes in his phone ...

I know we all have some really fun photos in our phone, but over 1,000?!? We gotta see what some of these pictures are.

It looks like it could be a good pick ...

Although a lot of people are hating on the pick, there is some optimism that it was a good pick made.

Even this former Raider loved it:

Leatherwood reacts to being drafted ...