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2014 NFL Draft Needs: Oakland Raiders

Clay Link

Clay Link

Hailing from the not-so-mean streets of Arcanum, Ohio, Clay is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He began writing for RotoWire in the fall of 2011, and now contributes to breaking news and NFL Draft content, in addition to his duties covering the Braves and Raiders.

Areas of Need

1. Quarterback

It's easy to forget, but Terrelle Pryor threw the ball well in his first four games of the season. The 24-year-old completed 68.2 percent of his passes for 845 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions, while leading Oakland to a 2-2 record. His great athleticism provided for some memorable moments on the ground as well, including a 93-yard touchdown run against Pittsburgh, but he ultimately lost the faith of head coach Dennis Allen after failing to post a completion percentage above 54 percent in four straight games. Undrafted rookie Matt McGloin made his first start in Week 11, and after some initial success, he too fell apart and the team turned back to Pryor for the final game of the year. Neither player looks like the long-term answer for the Raiders. It seems Allen prefers McGl

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