The latest rookie draft pick to get the call is seventh rounder
Marcell Ateman who has been brought up from the practice squad. His addition puts eight drafted rookies on the Raiders active roster. That’s the same number of original Raiders drafted players from every previous draft combined.That also means the only 2018 drafted rookie not on the Raiders active roster is 6th round linebacker Azeem Victor. He was waived in the first round of cuts and opted to sign onto the Buccaneers practice squad. Currently he is on the Seahawks practice squad.Ateman is the 8-man both in his number (88) and his spot on the Raiders active roster among his draft classmates. The others are Kolton Miller http://www.oaklandraidersteamonline.com/frostee-rucker-jersey , PJ Hall, Brandon Parker, Arden Key, Nick Nelson, Maurice Hurst, and Johnny Townsend.The spot for Ateman opened up with the team trading former 4th overall pick Amari Cooper to Dallas for a 2019 first round pick.Along with Ateman Authentic Rashaan Melvin Jersey , the team called up offensive lineman Denver Kirkland from the practice squad. They also added running back James Butler to the practice squad.Follow @LeviDamien Once again Pro football focus, king of the analytics game, has released their weekly grades for each player league wide. It must have been a difficult task for the guys over at PFF this week finding any positives from the Raiders performance.The Raiders were out played in all phases of the game including coaching.Let’s take a look at the top five highest graded Raiders in week five.Erik Harris- 88.6Erik Harris is making his first appearance in the top five.For the second week in a row, Harris played in more than 40 percent of the defensive snaps.Harris made the most of his opportunities.In 14 coverage snaps, Harris allowed only one reception.Rodney Hudson- 79.1The heart and soul of the offensive line, Rodney Hudson anchored a line starting two rookies and a back up at guard.Hudson is the highest graded Raiders offensive lineman by a lot on the season. After Hudson’s 78.9 Cheap Kolton Miller Jersey , Gabe Jackson is second with a 68.4.Emmanuel Lamur- 76.5If you want a further explanation of this grade you might want to contact Pro football focus yourself.If you looked in the boxscore, you might notice that Lamur did not register a tackle, although he played on 26 defensive snaps.Keep in mind PFF analyzes everything from run defense and pass coverage to pass rush.He must have done something right in the eyes of PFF.Seth Roberts- 76.3No, you aren’t living in a bizarro world, Seth Roberts received a top five grade this week.The sad part is, Roberts was targeted a team high seven times Seth Roberts Jersey , catching four balls for 41 yards.How on earth is Seth Roberts ever leading the team in targets is beyond me.Maurice Hurst- 75.8Hurst and fellow rookies PJ Hall and Arden Key are continuing to progress nicely.Hurst seems to be the furthest along at this point, he has made plays in back to back games.Hurst is the highest rated Raider on the year with an 81.0.