QB Carson Palmer was acquired via a trade with Cincinnati last season in exchange for the Raiders 2012 1st round Draft pick.
Four of the Raiders' selections in the 2012 NFL Draft were traded for five current professional players, including four that remain with the Silver and Black. Below is a list of the players acquired by the Raiders via trade for 2012 draft picks.
- QB Carson Palmer – from Bengals for 2012 first-round pick (17th overall)
- T Joe Barksdale – 2011 third-round selection from Patriots for 2012 second-round pick (48th overall)
- RB Taiwan Jones – 2011 fourth-round selection from Patriots for 2012 second-round pick (48th overall)
- QB Jason Campbell – from Redskins for 2012 fourth-round pick (109th overall)
- LB Aaron Curry – from Seahawks for 2012 seventh-round pick (225th overall)