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2019 NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders take everyone’s favorite running back – Bleeding Green Nation

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Josh Jacobs, RB, Alabama

“You don’t draft running backs in the first round”, we’ve all heard it endlessly on the message boards. If you want that instantaneous comment section cred, you go offensive line here. You say the Raiders just dumped Pro Bowl guard Kelechi Osemele for peanuts. Options such as Chris Lindstrom is still available. The problem is, Raiders fans remember last year and the reach for Kolton Miller and I think Lindstrom is really a second round guy.

Josh Jacobs is a playmaker. Josh Jacobs will get those millions of Alabama faithful rooting for that new Las Vegas team. You don’t draft an RB in the first round, I get it, but the Raiders have 3 first round picks and that gives them a ton of flexibility. They have built up the defense early in this draft and now it is time to help Derek Carr. They basically are trading an unenthusiastic, unexciting player in Amani Cooper for the sexiest pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. He can break tackles and get that short yardage first down, he can catch, then he can beat you with speed for the big play.

Probably won’t win the popularity pick with this selection and shitty write up but that’s cool. Thanks for letting me participate.

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221 votes total

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2019 BGN Mock Draft Order

1) Cardinals (Philliesandthebees): Kyler Murray

2) 49ers (SakPrescott): Nick Bosa

3) Jets (thealien2696): Quinnen Williams

4) Raiders (SisyphusNoMore): Josh Allen

5) Buccaneers (EAGLESBSU): Montez Sweat

6) Giants (ablesser88): Dwayne Haskins

7) Jaguars (20Safety_Hazards): Jawaan Taylor

8) Lions (89Tremaine): Ed Oliver

9) Bills (drc242): Jonah Williams

10) Broncos (ItownBallers22): Devin White

11) Bengals (Phoenix X Maximus): Cody Ford

12) Packers (Palaniappan K M): Brian Burns

13) Dolphins (wildcatlh): Andre Dillard

14) Falcons (Happy24): Rashan Gary

15) Washington (roberticus01): D.K. Metcalf

16) Panthers (JALupowitz): Clelin Ferrell

17) Giants (KevinDont): Devin Bush

18) Vikings (Eagles701): Noah Fant

19) Titans (Big Schmoopie): Christian Wilkins

20) Steelers (J. Wil): T.J. Hockenson

21) Seahawks (NickfoleonDynamite): Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

22) Ravens (GMinTraining): N’Keal Harry

23) Texans (EaglesRock94): Byron Murphy

24) Raiders (SummersInVA): Greedy Williams

25) Eagles (I Need a Username): Garrett Bradbury

26) Colts (Nolo0oo): A.J. Brown

27) Raiders (SLC Eagle): Josh Jacobs

28) Chargers (LBCeaglesFan!):

29) Chiefs (Boxer Madness):

30) Packers (Kephas):

31) Rams (Matthieuck):

32) Patriots (Zett_66):

Now it’s time for you to vote for who YOU think the Raiders should pick in the 2019 BGN Community Consensus Mock Draft.


Who should the Raiders at No. 27 overall?

  • 44%

    Josh Jacobs

    (53 votes)

  • 2%

    Byron Murphy

    (3 votes)

  • 10%

    Marquise Brown

    (13 votes)

  • 11%

    Jeffery Simmons

    (14 votes)

  • 9%

    Jerry Tillery

    (11 votes)

  • 10%

    Dexter Lawrence

    (13 votes)

  • 5%

    Deandre Baker

    (7 votes)

  • 4%

    Irv Smith Jr

    (5 votes)

119 votes total

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2019 BGN Community Consensus Mock Draft

1) Cardinals: Kyler Murray

2) 49ers: Nick Bosa

3) Jets: Quinnen Williams

4) Raiders: Josh Allen

5) Buccaneers: Montez Sweat

6) Giants: Dwayne Haskins

7) Jaguars: Jawaan Taylor

8) Lions: Ed Oliver

9) Bills: Jonah Williams

10) Broncos: Devin White

11) Bengals: Devin Bush

12) Packers: T.J. Hockenson

13) Dolphins: Andre Dillard

14) Falcons: Rashan Gary

15) Washington: Drew Lock

16) Panthers: Clelin Ferrell

17) Giants: Brian Burns

18) Vikings: Noah Fant

19) Titans: Christian Wilkins

20) Steelers: D.K. Metcalf

21) Seahawks: Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

22) Ravens: N’Keal Harry

23) Texans: Cody Ford

24) Raiders: Greedy Williams

25) Eagles: Garrett Bradbury

26) Colts: A.J. Brown

27) Raiders:

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