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Oakland Raiders Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer
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The Raiders would love to land Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins at No. 5..

The 2014 NFL draft is finally here. In case you weren't ready for it two weeks ago or decided to lock yourself in an underground bunker to avoid the silly reports this time of year, allow Bleacher Report to get you up to speed.

The Oakland Raiders enter a pivotal year of the post-Al Davis era. General manager Reggie McKenzie has a whopping four picks in the first 107 of the draft, doubling the number of picks he's had in that range over the last two years. Besides a few late-round picks McKenzie traded away, the Raiders have a full assortment of picks at their disposal.

Finding an impact player is the most important thing at No. 5, but the Raiders also need to find starters to eventually replace the veterans they signed in free agency. Since the Raiders can't count on their seventh-round picks to be starters, they have very little margin of error. 

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