On Monday, the Oakland Raiders released their first unofficial depth chart of the 2017 NFL season in preparation for their preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday.
Below is a quick analysis of the Raiders’ current depth chart.
No. 1, TE Lee Smith as starter shouldn’t surprise
Despite the Raiders signing tight end Jared Cook to a two-year, $10.6 million contract, Lee Smith still holds the No. 1 position in Oakland on the current depth chart.
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