The Raiders are relatively healthy, but it hasn't translated into any late-season success.
The National Football Post's mock draft has the Oakland Raiders selecting Texas A&M's Jake Matthews with the third overall selection.
Oakland has struggled to stop teams this year, and it may want to choose defense with likely high first-round pick.
The Oakland Raiders have opened as 9.5-point underdogs for their Week 16 clash with the Carolina Panthers, according to Oddsshark.com.
The San Francisco 49ers appeared as the No. 1 team in some NFL power rankings heading into Week 16 while the Oakland Raiders held steady or made small jumps.