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2013 NFL Draft: Raiders high on Matt Barkley, per report

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04:24 PM ET 04.26 | The Oakland Raiders may have identified their quarterback of the future in Matt Barkley. The talk heading into Friday's second round is that the Raiders are high on Barkley and may be targeting him at No. 42, which would give them a younger alternative to Matt Flynn, whom they traded for this offseason.

http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2013/4/26/4270768/raiders-nfl-draft-2013-matt-barkley

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April 26, 2013  04:39 PM ET

Relax, Mr. Flynn, Matt Barkley's no Russell Wilson.

April 26, 2013  04:41 PM ET

At this point in the development of the team drafting Barkley doesn't make sense. Give Flynn a chance to see what he can do, draft at other positions of need, and wait until next year when the QB class is supposed to be stronger.

April 26, 2013  04:42 PM ET
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At this point in the development of the team drafting Barkley doesn't make sense. Give Flynn a chance to see what he can do, draft at other positions of need, and wait until next year when the QB class is supposed to be stronger.

Agreed

April 26, 2013  05:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

At this point in the development of the team drafting Barkley doesn't make sense. Give Flynn a chance to see what he can do, draft at other positions of need, and wait until next year when the QB class is supposed to be stronger.

Seems so obvious, doesn't it? Too many other needs...fill some of them!

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April 26, 2013  05:30 PM ET

SB Nation? Lol.

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