Round 3, Pick 17: Calvin Throckmorton, OT/OG, Oregon
The Raiders may seem set at tackle with Trent Brown playing like one of the better tackles in the league and Kolton Miller putting his rough rookie season behind him and living up to his high draft position.
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But when you look at the backups, the Raiders definitely need some depth, especially a swing tackle. Brandon Parker will be lucky to make the 53-man roster next year and with his absence, the Raiders have a need for a new swing-tackle.
Throckmorton was a versatile piece in Oregon’s great 2019 offensive line where he lined up at literally every position on the offensive line during his four years at Oregon.
In an interview, Throckmorton said he feels most comfortable playing right tackle, but is willing to play wherever he is asked too. Many scouting reports say he projects better as a guard and will be kicked inside, but that is up for debate.
With young undrafted free agent from last year, Andre James, currently on the roster, the Raiders would have two young versatile depth pieces to strengthen an already solid offensive front.