Monday marks the beginning of organized team activities (OTAs) for the Oakland Raiders, and with some media access, fans will have their first taste of the 2013 team that general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen have put together thus far.
While OTAs are extremely early in the process, and very little stock should be put into the performance of players in which, it is a key part of the process nonetheless. As a rebuilding team, the Raiders will look to kick off their offseason workouts the right way and build some momentum.
These first on-field activities of the offseason allow us some insight into key position battles, development of younger players and offensive/defensive schemes.
Here are five things to watch for at the Oakland's OTAs.