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Raiders Draft Review: Al Davis Wants More Speed…On the Field That is.

Published by on April 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Raider fans went into the draft knowing that Al Davis loves to draft for speed.

And Al Davis sure didn't disappoint.

With 5 (or arguably 6) players drafted solely for their speed, Al Davis added speed to areas on the field in which the Raiders...well, already had speed!

Round 1, Pick 7 - Darrius Heyward-Bey

This is a pick that many Raider fans opposed at first, then quickly switched their tune about. Well, i still oppose it!

Bey is very fast. The fastest in the draft most say. But If you can't run routes, then you HAVE to be fast to catch the ball, and even if you do blow by the defense, well you still have to catch the ball. Bey couples his sub-par route running skills with inc...

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