As it stands, David Ausberry tops the Raiders’ depth chart at tight end. Yeah, that’s not gonna fly.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports on a potential solution to the Raiders’ tight end woes:
#Raiders fans will be interested to know they’ve expressed interest in TE Kellen Winslow, who is finally healthy. He wants to keep going.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 18, 2013...
2013 is probably the most important offseason for the Oakland Raiders in a long-time. The team went from 8-8 in 2011 to 4-12 in 2012, and if the Raiders don’t improve on that record; then Dennis Allen and even Reggie McKenzie could be on the chopping block.
The problem is the Raiders lack talent on both sides of the ball; especially on defense. However let’s focus on the Oakland...
I’ve written a lot about the immense potential of Oakland Raiders’ tight end David Ausberry and so far my predictions in training camp has not shown Ausberry taking the next step in 2012 because of shaky run blocking on top of the fact his main asset in pass catching has been inconsistent with too many dropped balls during camp. [...]
New quarterbacks enter the NFL looking for that special someone to catch the rock. They usually first hook up with tight ends and the first couple years, the quarterback treats the tight end right. The quarterback takes him out for dinner, always looking for him when things go wrong in the pass coverage and the [...]
The Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer should have a strong camp to gel with his new receivers but most importantly to gel with Juron Criner at WR and David Ausberry at TE. Speed receivers have always been a hallmark of the Oakland Raiders over the years with Dokie Williams, Cliff Branch and current Oakland Raider [...]
In approximately one month, the Oakland Raiders will begin training camp where a front runner will emerge and take the starting tight end job. As of now, the Raiders like the completion between David Ausberry, Brandon Myers, and Richard Gordon because it forces everyone to make progress each day.
“As far as the tight ends position? Yeah, absolutely,” Raiders head coach Dennis...
Every season, a few players come out of nowhere to change the fortunes of their teams and essentially change the landscape of the league while becoming permanent stars. In the past, guys like Arian Foster, Marques Colston, and Jared Allen have been “that guy.” Here are 5 players in the AFC West who could be [...]
The Raiders lost Zach Miller in free agency last offseason and signed Kevin Boss to be his replacement. Boss struggled mightily in his first year in Oakland, catching just 28 passes for 368 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Raiders cut him one year into a 4 year deal for salary cap reasons and didn’t bring in another tight end to take his place.
This is because they love David Ausberry...
Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer and wide receivers Darrius Heyward-Bey, David Ausberry and Eddie McGee all spent time working out in California with veteran receiver Terrell Owens this offseason.
“It was great for them,” Palmer said of his young teammates. “It was our fourth or fifth day in a row of throwing and they were tired and sore and for them...
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For a long time, the tight end was among the Raiders’ leaders in receptions and receiving yards. Zach Miller was once one of the best in the game on a receiving corps generally devoid of talent. Last season was the exact opposite. Darrius Heyward-Bey and Denarius Moore broke out at wide receiver and with Miller [...]