This is the April 27, 2013 news archive. View today's Raiders rumors and news.
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…Share Tweet
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, …Share Tweet
Raiders get their pass rusher with final pickThe 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…Share Tweet
Q&A with RB Murray: The Raiders selected Central Florida running back…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’sShare Tweet
Raiders finally add a DTThe 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…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013The 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…Share Tweet
Will AFC West teams net QB?ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013There 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…Share Tweet