3 Raiders players who made a case for a roster spot in Hall of Fame game

The Raiders beat the Jaguars in Friday night's Hall of Fame game, 27-11. Which 3 long-shot players made a case to crack the Raiders 53-man roster?

The NFL's annual teaser, the , which preludes the longest five-week stretch of the year for football fans, was played Thursday night in Canton, Ohio.

The preseason opener featured the Las Vegas Raiders and the Jacksonville Jaguars in a face off between two new head coaches, , and two rosters that were all but completely overhauled in the offseason.

Only so much excitement can really take place in the extra preseason game sprinkled into the schedule every year, so, to summarize, the Raiders second and third teams beat the stuffing out of the Jaguars backups, 27-11. There was, however, enough flash on the gridiron to build a case for three Raiders facing long shot odds at making the roster.

3 Raiders players who made their case: RB Austin Walter

Aside from the Raiders blockbuster trade for and the acquisition of , one of the most interesting notes on Vegas' offseason was the decision to not pick up . Jacobs has tallied 28 touchdowns and over 3,000 rushing yards in his first three seasons, and it seems as if the team is noncommittal to a future with him. They have a loaded cap to navigate between the , Davante Adams, and contracts so running back must be an area that they are willing to test the waters with.