Raiders Beat: TE Darren Waller making plays

Raiders TE Darren Waller making plays in camp like Raiders WR Darren Waller. Vaulted over CB Keisean Nixon to high-point a 20-yard pass. Still has to prove he can produce consistently in featured role, including as blocker. But flashes in passing game are there.

Fantasy Impact: 

Per John Paulsen, the Raiders let Jared Cook (68-896-6) walk without even offering him a contract, and have basically handed the keys to Waller to see what he can do. Waller is a converted receiver with ridiculous measurables now that he’s moved to the tight end position: 4.46 40-yard dash, a 99th percentile speed score, an 89th-percentile burst score, an 82nd-percentile agility score and a 96th-percentile catch radius per Player Profiler. We have him ranked 18th among TEs, with seemingly plenty of room to improve on that this season.

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Jul 24