Rolando McClain was well known by NFL fans long before the 2010 NFL draft. Raider Nation knew who he was, and what to expect from him from day one. He appears to be delivering early on in his career.
Therefore, it won't be all that shocking for McClain to do well and contribute to the Raiders in 2010.
Every year there are players that most people have never heard of that explode onto the NFL scene to become rookie sleepers and household names. The 2010 season should be no exception. Every team selected players later in the draft they feel will be great.
What about the rookies selected by the silver and black? Who are these young men, and what should Raider fans expect to see from them? Can they make an instant impact? Will they?
Let's take a look at some of the rookies that are not being talked about outside the Raider community that have an opportunity to make a name for themselves in their first year of competition.
Let's get on with it...