Marcus Peters works out for Falcons, will visit Raiders

It's three team meetings in three days for former Washington cornerback Marcus Peters, but the last of them is bound to mean a little more.

One of the top cornerback prospects available in the 2015 NFL Draft, Peters visited the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday, worked out Wednesday for the Atlanta Falcons and will make a visit to his hometown NFL team, the Oakland Raiders, on Thursday, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.

Peters attended Oakland McClymonds High, where his father was a coach. But Peters isn't just from Oakland; he's proud to be from Oakland. He described his personal mentor and fellow Oakland native, Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch, as "a great Oakland citizen" at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, and often speaks about the importance of his Oakland roots.

But while the Raiders might be an ideal fit for Peters, the question is whether he is an ideal fit for them.

And the answer is yes.

General manager Reggie McKenzie has plenty of personnel holes to fill, but one of the biggest is at cornerback, a position where the Raiders might actually invest more than one pick. Questions about Peters' attitude and receptiveness to coaching, stemming from his dismissal from the UW program in November, make it difficult to project what kind of draft pick the Raiders, or any other club, will have to spend to get him.

NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah rates Peters as the No. 31 overall prospect in the NFL draft, but the character concerns could cause him to slide behind some others at his position. The Raiders' closest pick to that range is their second-rounder (No. 35 overall).

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