Can LT Watson make a difference? 

August, 30, 2013
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With left tackle Jared Veldheer out for at least the first couple of months of the upcoming 2013 campaign, the Oakland Raiders are taking a strong look at rookie Menelik Watson, who has plenty of experience as a basketball player and a right tackle, but zero experience on the left side. Well, at least until last night when he made his preseason debut at left tackle. He assuaged himself pretty well.