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Raiders Training Camp Battles: Tight end

The Oakland Raiders have dropped, traded, drafted, signed and released players and are now finalizing the roster as they enter offseason camps. With the team pretty much set personnel-wise there are going to be some major battles for playing time and it all begins now. Tight end remains a position of intrigue for fans and coaches alike. With the value at tight end ever-increasing...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders should ignore TE in the draft

The Oakland Raiders could use some help at the tight end position, but not through the NFL Draft. Last week I discussed why the Raiders should take a serious look at signing a free agent tight end. But much for the same reasons, the Raiders should NOT consider drafting a young tight end. The Raiders have two tight ends who were taken in later rounds last season, one of whom in Mychal...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Oakland Raiders look at adding a veteran tight end?

The Oakland Raiders find themselves in an interesting place when it comes to the tight end position. Second year player Mychal Rivera had an impressive rookie campaign and as a 6th round draft pick, he still has a lot of potential to build on. In addition, the Raiders have Nick Kasa, a converted defensive end who needs a lot of work but who can also be a contributor and David Ausberry...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

State of the Nation: A Look at the Oakland Raiders Tight End Battle

  With the departure of Brandon Myers during free agency, the Oakland Raiders tight end position became the biggest question mark for the Raiders. The Raiders have promising tight end David Ausberry penciled in as the starter going into training camp and run blocking specialist Richard Gordon as a backup. However, Reggie McKenzie took Mychal Rivera and Nick Kasa in this year’s...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: film review of Raiders' TE Nick Kasa

Nick Kasa was the first of two tight ends taken by the Raiders in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Kasa, a former defensive end that is still learning the position of tight end, stands an imposing 6’6” 269 lbs. That last sentence really sums up where Kasa is. Physically, he is very gifted – he has the height and build to compete well at the tight end position in the...
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June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Nick Kasa Win the Oakland Raiders Tight End Battle in Napa?

  With the departure of tight end Brandon Myers in free agency the Oakland Raiders’ tight end position is a big question mark heading into training camp. sixth round pick Nick Kasa has a shot at becoming the starting tight end this season, but he will have to fight off a few competitors in training camp. College wide receiver David Ausberry is the favorite to win the...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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