NFL Draft 2011: Raiders Continue To Add Athletic Weapons, Draft Denarius Moore

Well, they didn't draft totally on speed this time, but they do grab an athletic weapon for their offense with Denarius Moore, the wide receiver out of Tennessee in the fifth round. In actuality, he lines up well on the value charts and is the best pick available at the position. The Raiders don't have a very strong group of receiving targets, though they are hoping Darrius Heyward-Bey and Jacoby Ford can progress solidly next season. With Zach Miller potentially leaving for free agency, the Raiders need more guys who can simply beat corners.

That's what Moore does, he has a ton of movement in a very small space and hustles down the field a lot faster than his 4.45 40-yard dash would let on. He's a big play threat any time he's on the field, and the Raiders are hoping that having him in the rotation a few times a game could take opponents by surprise and get a touchdown or two. He's a sleeper in this writer's mind, and a very good one at that.

The Raiders continue to have what appears to be a smart draft.

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