Past 10 draft picks at No. 3


History suggests that the Raiders have a tough act to follow when it comes to scoring a direct hit at No. 3 in the first round of the NFL draft tonight. Then again, it also suggests that they are more than likely to land an impact player for years to come. Here’s a look at the players selected at No. 3 from 2003-12:

2003 — WR Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
2004 — WR Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
2005 — WR Braylon Edwards, Cleveland Browns
2006 — QB Vince Young, Tennessee Titans
2007 — OT Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns
2008 — QB Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
2009 — DE Tyson Jackson, Kansas City Chiefs
2010 — DT Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2011 — DT Marcell Dareus, Buffalo Bills
2012 — RB Trent Richardson, Cleveland Browns


Steve Corkran

  • angelodebo

    solid pick..

    We need a #1 CB. Very talented, high character kid.

    2nd round..we take the best player available. Maybe that kid Pughe-OL from Syracuse or top level LB

  • eastoaklandraider

    fckn hayden im pissed RM has disapointed already

  • eastoaklandraider

    EJ the first QB?