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Oakland Raiders: Filling Holes Left After 2011 NFL Draft
There is still work to be done if the Raiders want to add to this collection.

The 2011 NFL Draft is over and new Oakland Raider head coach Hue Jackson, along with a newly revamped coaching staff, look toward continuing the turn-around set in motion during the 2010 NFL season.

The draft addressed some serious needs, but fell short of fixing everything. There are several positions that are still somewhat lacking and some that are extremely short on depth.

There is much more to a winning program than having a few super-stars or getting that big-name player to be your savior. Talent is important, some would argue that depth and chemistry are equally critical, if not more so.

What follows is my take on where Al Davis and the coaching staff should focus to build on the moderate success of last year, and get the Raiders back to the playoffs—and possibly further.

Stay with me here...

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