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Reggie McKenzie on D.J. Hayden

Reggie McKenzie on D.J. Hayden

Raiders general manager discussed the selection of D.J. Hayden Thursday night with the local media: Q: Was Hayden the guy you targeted all along and you just though you could get him lower? McKenzie: We targeted him. Now, to pick up an extra pick was a …
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  • Raiders pick cornerback Hayden

    Raiders pick cornerback Hayden

    sfgate.com Apr 25, 2013
    Raiders pick cornerback Hayden The Raiders traded down from the No. 3 spot Thursday night and then picked a player they feel will be their No. 1 cornerback. Hayden, who was cleared medically at the NFL combine and ran a 4.42 in the 40-yard dash at his p…
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  • Primary aim is secondary

    Primary aim is secondary

    sfgate.com Apr 25, 2013
    Primary aim is secondary The Raiders traded down from the No. 3 spot Thursday night and then picked a player they feel will be their No. 1 cornerback. Hayden, who was cleared medically at the NFL combine and ran a 4.42 in the 40-yard dash at his pro day…
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  • Raiders slide down, add another pick

    Raiders slide down, add another pick

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders moved down in the draft. Oakland traded the No. 3 overall pick to Miami for picks Nos. 12 and 42. The Raiders now have a second-round pick, which is important. But dipping nine picks from that high in the draft should net more. Again…
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  • Raiders trade with Dolphins

    Raiders trade with Dolphins

    The Raiders traded the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night to the Miami Dolphins. The Raiders received Miami’s 12th pick in the first round and a second-round pick, No. 42. The Dolphins used the third pick to select Oregon outside linebacker Dion
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  • Past 10 draft picks at No. 3

    Past 10 draft picks at No. 3

    insidebayarea.com Apr 25, 2013
    History suggests that the Raiders have a tough act to follow when it comes to scoring a direct hit at No. 3 in the first round of the NFL draft tonight. Then again, it also suggests that they are more than likely to land an impact player for years to co…
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  • Browns not trading up for Raiders’ No. 3 overall pick

    Browns not trading up for Raiders’ No. 3 overall pick

    We’ve seen reports today that the Browns want to trade up into the Top 3, and that the Raiders are talking about trading down from No. 3 overall. But the Browns and Raiders will not be trading partners. A league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that the
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  • Oakland Raiders mock draft

    Oakland Raiders mock draft

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    A look at the Oakland Raiders' full mock draft: Summary: The Raiders want to get more picks, especially in the second and third rounds. Oakland’s actual order may look vastly different. But this class would add long-term help for a team that is complete
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  • Allen: `I feel like it’s Christmas Eve’

    Allen: `I feel like it’s Christmas Eve’

    insidebayarea.com Apr 25, 2013
    Raiders coach Dennis Allen took a couple of minutes to take questions on the NFL Network hours before the Raiders are scheduled to make their first pick Thursday: Q: You had to wait last year until the very last pick on Friday night last year. What’s it
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  • Will Raiders, Chargers be involved in deals?

    Will Raiders, Chargers be involved in deals?

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    As the NFL draft approaches, there has been growing speculation that both the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers could be involved in trades early in the process. The Raiders have been receiving calls for the No. 3 pick and the pick is expected …
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  • Video - Raiders Select DJ Hayden 01:04

    Raiders Select DJ Hayden

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Raiders' selection of DJ Hayden.
  • Video - Oakland Raiders draft D.J. Hayden No. 12 01:39

    Oakland Raiders draft D.J. Hayden No. 12

    Apr 25
    The Oakland Raiders select former Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden with the 12th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - What will Oakland Raiders do with No. 3 overall pick? 02:35

    What will Oakland Raiders do with No. 3 overall pick?

    Apr 25
    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen talks to NFL Network anchor Andrew Siciliano about who the team might select with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and the possibility of trading out of the spot.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…

    Apr 25
    Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: