Part three in a 10-part series looking at each of the Raiders position groups before training camp begins on Friday.
The Raiders said farewell to a future Hall of Famer in the safeties position group when Charles Woodson announced his retirement late last season.
Despite that, there’s hope and potential the Raiders have upgraded their safeties this season. The team signed 2015 Pro Bowler and co-NFL leader in interceptions in Reggie Nelson and drafted West Virginia’s Karl Joseph.
Nelson gives them a ball hawk to help make up for Woodson’s absence, while Joseph is a hard-hitting playmaker. The biggest question right now for those two: their health. Continue Reading