Any further veteran free-agent signings aside, Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen have, for the most part, constructed the Oakland Raiders’ roster for the 2013 season.
With such a young and relatively unproven group, any success that this team has will hinge upon some impressive performances at the most key positions.
Also of importance will be the potential for breakout seasons from some relatively under-the-radar players. These can include either veterans or younger players, but in any case, they will be those most likely to see their roles significantly increased this year.
Here are five Oakland Raiders players poised for a breakout campaign in 2013.