Oakland Raiders Acquire Fifth-Round Selection; Trade Osemele

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have acquired a fifth-round selection (140th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft via a trade with the New York Jets, the club announced Wednesday. 

As part of the trade terms, the Raiders will receive the 140th overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft in exchange for G/T Kelechi Osemele, in addition to Oakland’s sixth-round selection (196th overall) in this year’s draft. The sixth-round selection sent to the Jets was originally acquired via trade with the Chicago Bears on September 1, 2018.

Osemele signed with the Raiders in 2016 and started in all 42 appearances for the Silver and Black over the last three seasons. In 2016, Osemele earned his first Pro Bowl selection and was named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team and the PFWA All-NFL Team. He earned his second consecutive Pro Bowl selection in 2017 and was named a Pro Bowl alternate in 2018.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

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