The Raiders traded down starting in the 4th round, gaining extra picks in the 5th and 7th rounds for a total of ten players drafted. We’ll break Day 3 up into two parts, with Rounds 6 and 7 in the next post.
Round 4 (128 overall): Jon Feliciano OG Miami
Feliciano has played at guard, center, and tackle. The Raiders figure to use him at right guard, and backup center. Scouted as having a weakness in his power run blocking. As Feliciano was scouted to be drafted late or not at all, this seems like a bit of a reach.
Round 5 (140 overall): Ben Heeney LB Kansas
Heeney appears to have a pretty solid motor, but gets caught over-pursuing and missing tackles. Between Jack Del Rio and Ken Norton, Jr., those issues will be corrected.
Round 5 (161 overall): Neiron Ball LB Florida
Ball has a great story, great attitude, solid physical skills, but an extensive injury history, and will probably be special teams at first. Another player who could have been snagged at least a round or two later.