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Louis Murphy, Possible Starter For The Raiders?

Article By on 14th July, 2009

... Murphy, was selected with the 124th pick (fourth Round) of the 2009 NFL Draft. The Oakland Raiders had already chosen a WR the day prior as they picked Darrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick but couldn't pass on Murphy.

At that point in the draft the Raiders still hadn't pulled the trigger on a offensive lineman, a much needed cornerback or the blocking tight-end they wanted.

Murphy is a spread offense WR. That was one of the reasons that the Raiders passed on Jeremy Maclin and Michael Crabtree. Things change when you're at pick #124 instead of #7, at #124 you need to get best available on your board.

They sure got value with this pick, he was projected as a third round pick. They have themselves a t...

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