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Raiders Reportedly Sent Their Scouts Home Week Before The Draft

NFL Draft in Arlington, Texas.

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: The 2018 NFL Draft logo is seen on a video board during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Oakland Raiders have reportedly sent their scouts home with under a week to go before the first round of the 2019 NFL draft.

According to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, head coach Jon Gruden and first-time general manager Mike Mayock "don't know who to trust" and decided to sent the entire unit home.

With just six days left before the first round of the daft, this signals major discord within the organization.

Oakland owns three first-round picks and have been mentioned as a possible landing spot for former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray - should the Arizona Cardinals pass on the Heisman-winner.

Here's the new from Rapoport.

Rapoport suggested "the belief is they don’t know who to trust and wanted to clear the room."

Gruden and Mayock have several holes to fill on the roster. After trading star defensive end Khalil Mack, the Raiders produced just 13 sacks as an entire defensive unit - 17 less than any other team.

Oakland is in desperate need of a pass rusher - which this draft is flush with. The Raiders could also choose to find their quarterback of the future, moving away from Derek Carr.

With so much at stake, it looks like Gruden and Mayock are taking no chances.

The first round of the 2019 NFL draft kicks off on Thursday night.