NFL Draft 2011: Don't Expect the Raiders to Draft for Need in the 2nd Round

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NFL Draft 2011: Don't Expect the Raiders to Draft for Need in the 2nd Round
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With the NFL draft quickly approaching fans are busy speculating what their team will do in the draft.

Here in Raider-Nation a common theme among Raider fans is expecting them to draft for need, I mean that is the smart thing to do.

Being a life long Raider fan though, I feel expecting the Raiders to make a smart, safe and logical decision two years in a row is futile at best.

In recent interviews Hue Jackson has thrown around the term "Best Player Available" a few times.

With that said don't be surprised if the Raiders use their first pick on a luxury pick and grab the best player available, rather than the player that best fits their needs.

 

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