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Top 5 Oakland Raiders camp battles: #4-tight end

Follow my series on the Oakland Raiders training camp battles: #5- cornerback Tight End- Clive Walford vs. Mychal Rivera To put it mildly the Raiders passing game has struggled as of late, and not having a reliable tight end to throw to has been part of the problem. Quarterback Derek Carr had a solid rookie campaign for the Silver and Black.  While he did impress, he as a rookie...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders position preview: Tight Ends

The Oakland Raiders made it evident that they wanted to upgrade the tight end position this offseason. The team drafted a tight end in the third-round along with signing one in free agency and attempted to bring in Julius Thomas. Currently, the Raiders have three tight ends who could see a good amount of time on the field this season. As for who the starter is, that remains to...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mychal Rivera impressing while Clive Walford missing Raiders training camp

Mychal Rivera must be used to winning summer position battles by now.He's fought off Nick Kasa and David Ausberry in back-to-back camp competitions. And third-round pick Clive Walford can't supplant Rivera until he deals with an undisclosed injury first.That's fine with Rivera. He's more than happy to shoulder the load again at his spot."I always want to win the competition," Rivera...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders coaches remember about Mychal Rivera as second year tight end comes alive

After an impressive rookie campaign, Oakland Raiders fans had high hopes for tight end Mychal Rivera. A sixth round pick, Rivera came to a bad team and caught passes from three different quarterbacks on his way to 38 catches for 407 yards and 4 touchdowns. But through the first six games of the year, the team only saw glimpses of the talent that excited them in 2013. Through the...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy football sleepers: The case for Mychal Rivera

With Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Gates, and Dwayne Allen all on bye in week 10, three of the most productive fantasy football tight ends are out of commission this upcoming Sunday. Gronkowski and Gates are currently the two highest-scoring fantasy football tight ends and Allen places as the seventh highest-scoring. Throw in the bye week’s of popular starters Coby Fleener and Niles...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks DB Earl Thomas Lays the Boom on Poor Raiders TE Mychal Rivera

The Legion of Boom is named such for a reason. Dare to enter their territory and you risk the boom being laid on you. That includes offensive players silly enough to catch the ball or carry it in to the Seattle secondary or ones even crazier that think they can tackle a member of the Legion after a turnover.Earl Thomas taught Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera that very lesson after...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Mychal Rivera ready to take the lead at tight end this year?

As news broke earlier this week that tight end David Ausberry had undergone surgery to repair a knee injury, Raider Nation wonders how big of an impact his absence will make. All eyes shift to Mychal Rivera who is entering his second season with the Oakland Raiders. Rivera talked about the competition that had been present between he and Ausberry. He talked about the daily competition...
Via cover32 - Raiders
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders TE Rivera leaves with head injury

Oakland Raiders rookie tight end Mychal Rivera was knocked out of the game after a helmet-to-helmet hit from Tennessee safety Michael Griffin. Rivera was trying to catch a deep pass up the seam from Matt McGloin on Sunday when Griffin came in and lowered his helmet on the hit. Rivera's helmet flew off after the contact and he did not hold onto the ball. Griffin was penalized on...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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