Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/5/12
One of the more interesting training camp battles that will take place for the Oakland Raiders will be at the tight end position. The release of last year's starter Kevin Boss, left a void at the position that will be won during training camp and preseason games. New offensive coordinator Greg Knapp uses a system that likes to feature the tight end. When he was with the Houston Texans, Owen Daniels emerged as a valuable weapon. For the Raiders the competition breaks down to several players who lack experience, but have talent. Brandon Myers has the most experience of all the players having started 12 games in his three year Raiders career. In 2011, he made 16 receptions for 151 yards. He possesses a nice blend of blocking ability and passing catching. Along with Myers, a pair of 2011 NFL Draft picks will be competing in Richard Gordon and David Ausberry. Ausberry is a converted college receiver who moved to tight end after being drafted in the seventh round by the Raiders out of
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