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Our final grades for the Raiders' 2017 NFL draft class.

April 29, 2017

A very speculative group for a team that’s not many pieces away from getting over the top. CB Gareon Conley is a potential bargain at pick No. 24, but he’s dealing with a rape allegation—no telling how or when that situation is resolved, officially. Obi Melifonwu (No. 56) had Round 1 buzz, and he definitely has a high ceiling in pairing with Karl Joseph at safety, but he’s a lot more raw than the hype on him indicated. DT Eddie Vanderdoes (No. 88): injured often in college. OT David Sharpe (No. 129): a huge physical presence, with little else to offer right now. How many of these players will provide a huge impact, either next year or in the near future?

Click here for a complete list of the Raiders’ picks.

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