Rookie Mini-Camp begins Friday, marking the first time that the Raiders 10-man 2015 Draft Class, as well as the team's undrafted free agents, will don the Silver and Black and take the practice field.
Headlined by former Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, there are plenty of storylines to keep an eye this weekend.
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
All eyes will be on Cooper, the Raiders first round pick (No. 4 overall) as he puts on the Raiders helmet for the first time.
He's been heralded as the most polished wide receiver in the entire NFL Draft class, so everyone will be watching as he takes the field with his fellow rookies.
How Complete is Clive?
With their third round pick (No. 68) overall, the Raiders selected Miami TE Clive Walford.
Walford believes he is a complete tight end, being able to both block and catch passes, even comparing himself to Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.
This weekend the coaching staff will get the first opportunity to see how complete their newest tight end is as he goes through drills at the Alameda, Calif., practice facility.
General Manager Reggie McKenzie selected Miami G Jon Feliciano in the fourth round (No. 128 overall) of the 2015 Draft, adding depth and versatility on the offensive line.
A guard by trade, Feliciano has played all along the offensive line and believes this versatility will serve him well in Oakland.
"That's something that I pride myself in, being able to play all five positions," said Feliciano. "It's going to help me here with the Raiders."
A New Return Man In Town?
The Raiders look to overhaul their special teams unit in 2015 under the guidance of Special Teams Coordinator Brad Seely.
McKenzie selected Andre Debose in the seventh round (No. 221 overall), a wide receiver from Florida who specializes in kickoff returns.
During his career as a Gator, Debose returned 79 kickoffs for four touchdowns and a 26.7 yard average.
The Undrafted Gems
Over the past several years, the Silver and Black have found productive players in the hours after the Draft has ended, and Reggie McKenzie is hoping to continue the trend in 2015.