In less than a week, the 2017 NFL Draft will officially get underway. The Oakland Raiders were dead last in the NFL in sacks, with Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin being responsible for the vast majority of those sacks.
JBB’s own Seth Murphy put together an extensive project specifically designed to predict the future success of pass rushers, which he is dubbing SURGE. Check that out for an in-depth look at his process.
With Aldon Smith’s status up in the air, it wouldn’t hurt for Reggie McKenzie to add a pass rusher via the draft.