The Raiders' trajectory has been upward, and after a strong run in free agency, holes on Oakland's roster are quickly dissipating.
Outsiders such as linebacker Bruce Irvin, offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and cornerback Sean Smith should impact the team right away. Re-signing Michael Crabtree and Donald Penn will also ensure the Raiders' don't see a drop off in areas that were solid last season.
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Next, general manager Reggie McKenzie will look to April's draft to add quality players to give his team the best chance to take the AFC West in 2016.
After finishing 7-9 last season, Oakland is slated to select at No. 14 overall.
But who should the Raiders take with their prized first-round pick?