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It’s less than a week until the NFL Draft begins, so that’s why this report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network struck many as strange:

Raiders coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock don’t know who to trust? Just days ahead of the NFL Draft?

Man, that’s going to be a small contingent of people in the Raiders War Room for the draft.

Rapoport’s report made the Raiders the target of jokes on Twitter, including among Chiefs fans.

Here is a sample of what people were saying about Oakland:

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