When the vision that Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen have for the Oakland Raiders franchise begins to take shape, the hope is that they can look back upon the 2012 rookie class as a key building block.
Fortunately for the Raiders, some of these players were able to make an impact right away, proving to be more than worthy of where they were drafted, or picked up afterwards in one case.
While some of the other players did not see the field a great deal this past season, you can bet that they will be in the thick of the competition in 2013 for not only roster spots, but starting spots as well.
Considering the Raiders’ current salary cap situation once again being fairly constricted, the best-case scenario is that these players are able to step up and contribute next season.
Here is a look at what we can expect from the Raiders' 2012 rookie class in 2013.