On paper, the Las Vegas Raiders are a better team today than they were three days ago.
All things considered, the 2021 NFL Draft was a success for General Manager Mike Mayock and Head Coach Jon Gruden, who upgraded right tackle and increased the amount of depth in the secondary. The duo secured top-flight talent, versatile playmakers, and guys who want to win.
Here's a recap from the 2021 NFL Draft:
No. 17 pick: Alex Leatherwood, T, Alabama
No. 43 pick (trade): Trevon Moehrig, S, TCU
No. 79 pick: Malcolm Koonce, DE, Buffalo
No. 80 pick: Divine Deablo, DB, Virginia Tech
With the 80th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders select defensive back Divine Deablo.
No. 143 pick: Tyree Gillespie, S, Missouri
With the 143rd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders select safety Tyree Gillespie.
No. 167 pick: Nate Hobbs, CB, Illinois
No. 230 overall pick: Jimmy Morrissey, C, Pittsburgh
With the 230th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders select center Jimmy Morrissey.
The picks are in and the Las Vegas Raiders 2021 Draft Class has been set. Check out photos of all seven of the Silver and Black's newest rookies.