Despite battling some injuries this year, Raiders tight end Kevin Boss looks to be a prominent part his team's offense heading into the stretch run of the season. The 2008 Pro Bowl selection when he was with the New York Giants talked with Yahoo! Sports taking a "nickel" of questions:
Yahoo! Sports: You made a name for yourself while with the Giants, having spent your first four years there. How difficult was it to leave New York as a free agent this offseason to go to Oakland and did you want to go back to the Giants?
Kevin Boss: There was a time where I thought that I was going to go to New York and work things out with the Giants but it didn't work out that way. I understand that it is a business and when the opportunity came along to come here and play in Oakland, it was a great fit. I'm a West Coast guy, grew up in Oregon and it was great to come back here, a little closer to home.
I felt comfortable coming here but my time in New York was great, really special. The fans out...