Raiders to Pick Third for First Time


The Raiders selected RB Darren McFadden 4th overall in the 2008 NFL Draft.

The Raiders will select third overall in 2013 for the first time since the National Football League and American Football League adopted a common draft in 1967.

The Silver and Black have selected second overall twice (1997, 2004) and fourth twice (1998, 2008), but have never selected third.


A look at the No. 3 overall pick over the past five drafts:

2012RB Trent RichardsonAlabamaCleveland
2011DT Marcell DareusAlabamaBuffalo
2010DT Gerald McCoyOklahomaTampa Bay
2009DE Tyson JacksonLSUKansas City
2008QB Matt RyanBoston CollegeAtlanta

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