ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Is it too ambitious to suggest the Oakland Raiders drafted the heir apparent to Marshawn Lynch in North Carolina’s Elijah Hood?

On one hand, Lynch has yet to take a snap after sitting out last season in retirement, and Hood, well, he is a seventh-round draft pick ... and there is a reason he lasted until the seventh round, right?

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