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Aldon Smith had more sacks than Oakland's defense at one point in December, so it's safe to say the Raiders could have used a quality pass-rusher.
The Raiders used their first pick on Hayden and their second pick on Watson, and neither of those guys are pass-rushers. Oakland took Moore with 66th pick in the draft, and he was a solid pass-rusher at Connecticut. However, there were 65 players drafted ahead of him, and Moore was inconsistent at times.
Adding a defensive end in one of the first two rounds would have been smart. Barkevious Mingo, Dion Jordan, Sharrif Floyd and Ezekiel Ansah were on the board for the Raiders before they traded down with Miami, and Floyd hadn't been picked when Oakland made its first selection.
Picking Floyd would have been risky, and the same goes with Jordan. However, while there are concerns about both players, both are talented and would have helped the Raiders. There were plenty of defensive linemen who registered a solid number of sacks and would have been nice additions for the Raiders, but Oakland chose to veer off in another direction.
The Raiders ranked 20th in pass defense and 31st in sacks. Hayden is a solid corner who could develop into a star, but Oakland's primary focus in the first round should have been the pass rush. Getting pressure on the quarterback helps the secondary, and adding a good pass-rusher could have filled that need.
Ansah and Jordan didn't put up great numbers, but there were plenty of pass-rushers who registered gaudy stats throughout the draft. Jadeveon Clowney wasn't in this year's draft class, and he could end up in Oakland next year, but adding a good defensive end still should have been higher on Oakland's list of priorities.
The pass rush will struggle again, and the Raiders will pay for failing to select a pass-rusher early. The pass rush was Oakland's biggest need in 2012, but the Raiders shied away from it. If Moore exceeds expectations, things will be fine for the Raiders, but it's safe to expect Oakland's dreadful pass rush to put up poor numbers again.