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Tyler Wilson pick puts pressure on Pryor

Tyler Wilson pick puts pressure on Pryor

When the fourth round began, there was talk the Oakland Raiders could take former USC quarterback Matt Barkley with the third pick in the fourth round. After Oakland traded down, there was talk it could take Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib. He was take…
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  • McKenzie sums up Raiders draft performance

    McKenzie sums up Raiders draft performance

    insidebayarea.com Apr 27, 2013
    Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and his coaches and scouts spent most of the first two days of the 2012 NFL draft waiting to make their first pick. This time around, they were active from the beginning and never slowed down until the three-day, …
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  • Raiders get their pass rusher with final pick

    Raiders get their pass rusher with final pick

    insidebayarea.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Raiders selected Missouri Western defensive end David Bass with their final selection in the three-day, seven-round NFL draft. Bass, 6-foot-4 and 262 pounds, set school records with 39 1/2 sacks and 50 starts during his four-year career. He was rega…
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  • Q&A with RB Murray: The Raiders selected Central Florida ru…

    Q&A with RB Murray: The Raiders selected Central Florida running back…

    insidebayarea.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Raiders selected Central Florida running back Latavius Murray in the sixth round. At 6-foot-3 and 223 pounds, with sure hands and a running style he compares to that of Vikings standout Adrian Peterson, he bears watching during training camp. Here’s
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  • Raiders finally add a DT

    Raiders finally add a DT

    insidebayarea.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Raiders used the fourth of their four sixth-round selections on Oklahoma defensive tackle Stacy McGee. They now are down to two seventh-rounders before the NFL draft concludes. McGee, 6-foot-3 and 308 pounds, has the ability to be a disruptive force…
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  • Eagles trade to top of fourth, take Matt Barkley

    Eagles trade to top of fourth, take Matt Barkley

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    The wait is over for Southern Cal quarterback Matt Barkley. The Eagles gave up a seventh-rounder to move up from 101st to 98th in the fourth round, and chose Barkley. The move up was likely necessary to get him before the Chiefs or Raiders, who might ha…
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  • Will AFC West teams net QB?

    Will AFC West teams net QB?

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    There are still several quarterbacks available going into the final day of the draft and many league observers expect an early run in the fourth round. The Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers all could draft a developmental quarte…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more Snaps

    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
  • 2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losers

    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matches

    Apr 27
    Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
  • Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pick

    Apr 27
    SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…