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Las Vegas Raiders Mock Draft Roundup 4.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft, we will update our Las Vegas Raiders Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Las Vegas Raiders from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Raiders:

SI - Kevin Hanson (2/17)

22. Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama

Given a depth chart loaded with former five-star recruits, Ohio State may have become college football's WRU. But their loss (with Williams) became Alabama's gain as the former Buckeye had a breakout season (78/1,561/15) in Tuscaloosa in 2021. While his torn ACL suffered against Georgia may push him into the back half of Round 1, Williams will become the fifth first-round wide receiver for Bama in three years. His game-changing speed would complement the Raiders' receiving corps well with what they had hoped impending free agent DeSean Jackson could provide.

Yahoo! Sports - Eric Edholm (2/17)

22. Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson

Mike Mayock might not be the GM anymore, but another Clemson player finds his way to Vegas. It's also a position the Mayock/Jon Gruden-led Raiders tried to address multiple times and could not. Booth's man-coverage ability would fit well with new coordinator Patrick Graham's defense.

Draft Wire - Luke Easterling (2/17)

22. Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah

This defense could use an infusion of young talent at multiple positions, so this pick is about finding the best value on that side of the ball. In this scenario, that means landing a three-down playmaker at linebacker. Lloyd has the prototypical size, athleticism and instincts to make a huge impact right away.

ESPN - Todd McShay (2/16)

22. Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State

This is a no-brainer. Olave is a polished route runner. He's fast with great explosion off the line. His ball skills are excellent. And his production speaks for itself: Olave found the end zone in nine of 11 games last season. Hunter Renfrow had a great season for Las Vegas, but tight end Darren Waller struggled to stay healthy and receiver Zay Jones is now a free agent. If the Raiders want to stay in stride with the other AFC West offenses -- especially if Denver finds a way to trade for Aaron Rodgers -- then they have to get quarterback Derek Carr a better supporting cast and get their first-round draft success back on track.

Fox Sports - Rob Rang (2/16)

22. Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State

Olave has the big-play ability and blinding speed that the Raiders love. He would give QB Derek Carr another offensive weapon and properly protect current Vegas playmakers Darren Waller, Josh Jacobs and Hunter Renfrow.

USA Today - Nate Davis (2/15)

21 *. Charles Cross, OT, Mississippi State

No reason to waste time before remedying last year's first-round mistake with OL Alex Leatherwood. Cross can immediately provide an upgrade at right tackle or flip to the more familiar left side if asked ... and maybe Leatherwood figures it out at guard. But the blocking must get better in front of QB Derek Carr if new coach Josh McDaniels is going to take this offense to the next level.

* It's unclear if the 21/22 picks were the Raiders trading up a spot or if it was an inadvertent error in pick order.

The Ringer - Danny Kelly (2/15)

22. Kenyon Green, IOL, Texas A&M

Raiders fans might be bored with grabbing another offensive lineman in the first round this year, but Green is going to make Las Vegas's offense better from the get-go. With positional versatility to line up at either guard or tackle, Green will be a boon for quarterback Derek Carr, who showed in 2021 that he can pick apart a defense when you give him time.

The Draft Scout - Matt Miller (2/14)

22. Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State

As great as Darren Waller and Hunter Renfrow are, the Raiders have to give Derek Carr more weapons in the passing game. Garrett Wilson won't wow scouts with size or speed, but his route-running is the best in the class and he's a monster after the catch.

NFL.com - Chad Reuter (2/14)

22. Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama

Williams is fresh off a torn ACL, but considering how quickly players come back from this injury -- as well as this particular wideout's elite speed and playmaking ability -- I suspect he won't make it past Vegas as long as he shows promising progress before the draft. The team might pick up a veteran deep threat, as well, but Williams' value is too strong to ignore.

PFF - Mike Renner (2/14)

22. Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia

Dean is a leader and playmaker at the linebacker position -- both things the Raiders have been lacking. He's a little undersized at only 225 pounds, but he has elite sideline-to-sideline ability.

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