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12-4, 1st in AFC West
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Raiders 'roll the dice' on Conley (0:47)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Gareon Conley said on a conference call with reporters he "didn't know at all" the Raiders were interested in him before they drafted him and GM Reggie McKenzie called him with the news Oakland had selected him with the No. 24 overall pick. Connor let said he is flying to Oakland tomorrow and plans on meeting with police on Monday. " I'm very confident it will be resolved, he said. Conley has been accused of rape, though charges have not been filed.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said he did clear the pick of Gareon Conley with owner Mark Davis, McKenzie saying he talks with Davis about every first-round pick.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Reggie McKenzie said the Raiders did "miles and miles of research" on Gareon Conley, who has been accused of rape. "We did our due diligence and our...reports on Mr. Conley and we feel very good about him joining the team and being a good teammate."

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5hPaul Gutierrez

DB Conley, accused of rape, taken by Raiders

Gareon Conley, the ex-Ohio State cornerback accused of rape earlier this week, was picked 24th overall by the Raiders on Thursday night.

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Gareon Conley's ball skills at cornerback could be a good addition for a Raiders pass defense that allowed an NFL-high 61 completions of at least 20 yards.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders have drafted Ohio State CB Gareon Conley with the No. 24 overall selection of the 2017 NFL draft. Conley has been accused of sexual assault.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The New York Giants have selected Mississippi TE Evan Engram. The Raiders are on the clock now. They could go defensive line with Michigan State DT Malik McDowell, linebacker with Alabama ILB Reuben Foster or Vanderbilt ILB Zach Cunningham or cornerback with Washington's Kevin King. They have needs on defense, obviously.

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Goodell says relocation good in the long run (1:35)
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11hAdam Schefter

NFL draft notes: Clock is ticking...

One rating of one player that leads to one pick can help determine a franchise's fate for years. Just ask the Oakland Raiders, who have finally righted their ship after more than a decade of futility.

ESPN Staff  

Which player will the Raiders take at No. 24? Here are the final projected picks from Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, plus the players Louis Riddick and NFL Nation would select: Kiper/McShay/Riddick – Kevin King, CB, Washington; NFL Nation – Zach Cunningham, ILB, Vanderbilt

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

So, yeah, Marshawn Lynch has No. 24, as seen in this screen grab from Raiders.com. Paging Charles Woodson and Willie Brown.

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The Raiders struggled to contain big plays last season in the passing game. Look for them to address the back end of their defense early and often in this week's draft.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

So, um, Marshawn Lynch wore his new Raiders helmet as he left the team compound on Wednesday, as seen on Raiders.com, after being acquired in a trade from Seattle. And coming out of retirement, too.

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What if the Raiders gave Marshawn Lynch the ball (0:40)
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Marshawn Lynch is back in Oakland (0:22)
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Psychological boost for the Raiders with Beast Mode at RB (1:34)

Team Stats

Passing Yards253.213th
Rushing Yards120.16th
Points For26.07th
Points Against24.120th

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