Raiders TE Mychal Rivera is a legitimate contender for regular-season playing time. The sixth-round pick has earned this shot with excellent work as a receiver in the passing game. Rivera’s receiving consistency belies his age, and his blocking work has greatly improved. David Ausberry remains the front runner to start at tight end, but a strong preseason could put Rivera in line to catch some passes that count.
Raiders TE Mychal Rivera is a legitimate contender for ...
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