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April 27, 2013
Raiders trade down again in the sixth round, pick up RB and two TEs

ALAMEDA - The Raiders made their second trade of the day. This time Oakland traded the 176th overall pick to Houston for the 184th pick (sixth round) and a seventh-round choice (233rd overall).

The Raiders used their first sixth-round pick on Colorado tight end Nick Kasa with the 172nd overall pick.

Kasa is a former defensive lineman who started 12 games on offense last season. He caught 25 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns.

The Raiders used their second sixth-round choice on Central Florida running back Latavius Murray.

Murray ran for 1,106 yards and 15 touchdowns.

The Raiders used their third of four sixth-round selections on Tennessee tight end Mychal Rivera.

Rivera caught 36 passes for 562 yards and five touchdowns last season.

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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