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Raiders Hold 14th Overall Selection in First Round of 2016 NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders currently hold the 14th overall selection in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, which is set for April 28-30, in Chicago. The Raiders have never selected at this position in their history but have selected several notable players within a few picks of No 14.

  1. CB DJ Hayden – 2013
    1. QB Marc Wilson – 1980
    2. T John Clay – 1987
    3. DT Chester McGlockton – 1992
    4. G Gene Upshaw – 1967
    5. K Sebastian Janikowski – 2000
    6. CB Phillip Buchanon – 2002

By losing to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2015 regular season finale, the Raiders actually moved up five spots in the Draft.

CBS Sports and's Mel Kiper, Jr.'s updated list of top Draft Prospects include:

Rank CBS Sports/


Mel Kiper, Jr.
1. Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
2. Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss Jaylon Smith, OLB, Notre Dame
3. Jalen Ramsey, CB Florida State Jalen Ramsey, CB Florida State
4. Jared Goff, QB, California DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
5. Myles Jack, OLB, UCLA Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
6. Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis
7. Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
8. DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
9. A'Shawn Robinson, DT Alabama Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss
10. Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson Jared Goff, QB, California

In the past 16 years, the Chicago Bears have held the No. 14 overall pick the most times – four. Of the 16 players selected at No. 14 since 2000, 11 of them have been defensive players – 5 defensive backs, 4 defensive tackles, and 2 defensive ends.

The most prominent players selected No. 14 overall in the last 16 years include cornerback Darrelle Revis in 2007, defensive end Robert Quinn in 2011, safety Earl Thomas in 2010, and tight end Jeremy Shockey in 2002.

Year Team Player Pos. School
2015 Miami DaVonte Parker WR Louisville
2014 Chicago Kyle Fuller CB Virginia Tech
2013 Carolina Star Loutulelei DT Utah
2012 St. Louis Michael Brockers DT LSU
2011 St. Louis Robert Quinn DE North Carolina
2010 Seattle Earl Thomas FS Texas
2009 New Orleans Malcolm Jenkins DB Ohio State
2008 Chicago Chris Williams T Vanderbilt
2007 NY Jets Darrelle Revis CB Pittsburgh
2006 Philadelphia Broderick Bunkley DT Florida State
2005 Carolina Thomas Davis DB Georgia
2004 Chicago Tommie Harris DT Oklahoma
2003 Chicago Michael Haynes DE Penn State
2002 NY Giants Jeremy Shockey TE Miami (Fla.)
2001 Tampa Bay Kenyatta Walker T Florida
2000 Green Bay Bubba Franks TE Miami (Fla.)

Other notable No. 14 overall picks include Eddie George to the Tennessee Titans in 1996, Ruben Brown to the Buffalo Bills in 1995, Jim Kelly to the Bills in 1983, and Randy Gradishar to the Denver Broncos in 1974.

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