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MYCHAL RIVERA RUMORS

Corps players: Tight Ends

This is the second piece in a series that will look at each position – the additions, subtractions, and pre-training camp depth chart as I see it. For the wide receiver corps, click here.   Today’s unit of focus is tight ends which, like the teams’ wide receivers, should be in line for a bump up in production in 2015. Last season’s top tight end, Mychal Rivera, returns this...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders coaches remember about Mychal Rivera as second year tight end comes alive

After an impressive rookie campaign, Oakland Raiders fans had high hopes for tight end Mychal Rivera. A sixth round pick, Rivera came to a bad team and caught passes from three different quarterbacks on his way to 38 catches for 407 yards and 4 touchdowns. But through the first six games of the year, the team only saw glimpses of the talent that excited them in 2013. Through the...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy football sleepers: The case for Mychal Rivera

With Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Gates, and Dwayne Allen all on bye in week 10, three of the most productive fantasy football tight ends are out of commission this upcoming Sunday. Gronkowski and Gates are currently the two highest-scoring fantasy football tight ends and Allen places as the seventh highest-scoring. Throw in the bye week’s of popular starters Coby Fleener and Niles...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Mychal Rivera Nabs Crazy Fourth Down Touchdown Catch vs. Seahawks

Oakland Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera had a crazy fourth down touchdown catch against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Via Gamedayr
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks DB Earl Thomas Lays the Boom on Poor Raiders TE Mychal Rivera

The Legion of Boom is named such for a reason. Dare to enter their territory and you risk the boom being laid on you. That includes offensive players silly enough to catch the ball or carry it in to the Seattle secondary or ones even crazier that think they can tackle a member of the Legion after a turnover.Earl Thomas taught Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera that very lesson after...
Via FatManWriting
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: What happened to Mychal Rivera? And where is David Ausberry?

The Oakland Raiders thought they had a stud in sixth round pick Mychal Rivera. As a rookie who was sharing playing time as a backup, he had 38 catches for 407 yards and four touchdowns. But through five games this year as the starter, Rivera has been a huge disappointment. The Raiders passing game struggled much of the season and not thanks to Derek Carr. His group of pass catchers...
Via cover32 - Raiders
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Mychal Rivera ready to take the lead at tight end this year?

As news broke earlier this week that tight end David Ausberry had undergone surgery to repair a knee injury, Raider Nation wonders how big of an impact his absence will make. All eyes shift to Mychal Rivera who is entering his second season with the Oakland Raiders. Rivera talked about the competition that had been present between he and Ausberry. He talked about the daily competition...
Via cover32 - Raiders
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Oakland Raiders look at adding a veteran tight end?

The Oakland Raiders find themselves in an interesting place when it comes to the tight end position. Second year player Mychal Rivera had an impressive rookie campaign and as a 6th round draft pick, he still has a lot of potential to build on. In addition, the Raiders have Nick Kasa, a converted defensive end who needs a lot of work but who can also be a contributor and David Ausberry...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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