Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie had said the team wasn’t actively shopping their no. 3 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
However, if a team dangles enough bait, even the stingiest have to give in.
McKenzie has operated straight out of his mentor's mold, Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson on how to make sound financial moves over overpaying for big names.
It seems he’s also following his draft strategy of getting full value for draft picks, including trading them for multiple picks.
According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, the Raiders are involved in talks with several teams to move down in the draft. Smith writes:
‘Oakland is getting a lot of calls from teams that want to move up to No. 3, the Raiders have previously said they’re getting calls about the third pick but that they’re not actively shopping it. The Raiders may only be passively shopping the pick, but they might find themselves with an offer that’s too good to pass up. Teams includin...