The Oakland Raiders have a top pick in the NFL Draft — that’s usually reserved for speedy wide receivers. With Amari Cooper and Kevin White both available, Raiders brass could stray away from tradition.
According to NFL.com, the Raiders are interested in acquiring Adrian Peterson from the Vikings.
Raiders have some interest in acquiring Adrian Peterson. (via @nfl) pic.twitter.com/YLaXGPIuLt
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 17, 2015
according to a source informed of their thinking. Rapoport characterized the Raiders as being “on the outskirts” of the chase for Peterson, but it is an option they have discussed internally.