Jason Witten really emphasized that the "fit" with the Raiders is what really drew him to the organization. When asked specifically what his role with the club is going to be, he pointed to being a veteran presence in the tight end room and eventually evolving into some solid on-field production.
Related players: Darren Waller
That would suggest that Witten is embracing the idea of taking a backseat to Waller, who started all 16 games for the Raiders last season and totaled 1,145 yards receiving, and being a mentor to the 27-year-old. While this is something we probably all figured, it's possible Witten becomes another red zone target and could steal some TDs away from Waller, as we project Waller with a 76-973-2.9 line this season. In the end, Waller is the obvious guy to own but it looks like he could take a step back.