Oakland Raiders’ Foundation is Solid in Training Camp

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Aug 2, 2015; Napa, CA, USA; General view of Oakland Raiders players stretching at training camp at the Napa Valley Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

When the Oakland Raiders beat the Buffalo Bills in Week 16 26-24 last year, it gave Raider Nation hope. That’s because a lot of recent draft picks on the team were really starting to play well. So well, it prompted general manager Reggie McKenzie to tell the San Francisco Chronicle, “The foundation has been built.”

And since the draft is how this Raiders team is being built, that foundation was added to in May. Now, we’re in August, time to put all the added pieces together and see how this foundation works together. And the early word on it is good as a few of the pieces to this foundation are already standing out.

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