The Raiders traded the 2002 Tampa Bay first-rounder, No. 21 overall, in a complicated deal involving the Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons, to move up to No. 17. With that selection, Oakland chose cornerback Phillip Buchanon from Miami.
Buchanon became a starter by the third game, but he broke his wrist the following week against the San Diego Chargers and was lost for the season.
With the 2002 Buccaneer second-round pick, the Raiders, choosing 53rd, selected offensive tackle Langston Walker, a 6-foot-8, 345-pounder from Cal, who has become a key reserve.
The other No. 1 pick is next season, the No. 2 in 2004.
-- Steve Springer