We Need A Full Time Full-Back!

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We Need A Full Time Full-Back!

With all the hype surrounding our improvements on defense, specifically our front seven, and the healthy optimism that Raider Nation has for our passing game with recent upgrade Jason Campbell and news of Heyward-Bey's improvements, there hasn't been much if any mention of who will man the Full Back position this year. I do realize that OTA's are no pads and supposed to be minimal contact, therefore the Full Back position commentary is likely to be minimal, however it is worth touching on before Training Camp starts.

We have added depth to our offensive line but it is still suspect. And with the "talk" of Hugh Jackson wanting to incorporate a power blocking, smash mouth run game in lieu of the zone blocking scheme we presently have, having a good run blocking full back will be necessary for us this year. After releasing Oren Oneal (who was actually my favorite) due to durability concerns, at present we have journeyman Luke Lawton, two U.D.F.A.'s (undrafted free agents) and just for kicks, multi-purpose Marcel Reece.

Let's take a look at what they bring to the table.....

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