Nick O'Leary is considered one of the best blocking tight ends in the NFL. Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The Raiders have agreed to terms with a second tight end this week. 

Days after their Jason Witten commitment, the Raiders are signing Nick O’Leary, according to ESPN.com’s Field Yates (Twitter link).

Tight ends currently on the Raider roster: Darren Waller, Witten, Derek Carrier, Foster Moreau and now O’Leary. It would appear Carrier’s roster spot is in jeopardy.

O’Leary spent last season with the Jaguars and Dolphins. A 2015 fifth-round pick, O’Leary spent three seasons with the Bills. He topped out with 22 receptions for 322 yards and two touchdowns on the 2017 Bills and spent the 2018 season on Adam Gase‘s final Dolphins squad.

While O’Leary is not a prolific receiver, he will certainly not be asked to do that much in Las Vegas given the presence of Waller and Witten. O’Leary graded as the NFL’s best tight end in an important category last year, however. He rated as significantly ahead of the next-closest player in pass protection among tight ends. He played 320 snaps with Miami and Jacksonville in 2019.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.


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An asterisk (*) indicates the player played most or all of his career while the franchise was located in a different city than where it currently plays.  

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ARI* / 7,918 / 1963-77
Jackie Smith
ATL / 4,358 / 1969-79
Jim Mitchell
BAL / 5,492 / 2001-10
Todd Heap
BUF / 2,921 / 1985-94
Pete Metzelaars
CAR / 6,463 / 2011-19
Greg Olsen
CHI / 4,503 / 1961-66
Mike Ditka
CIN / 4,600 / 1968-77
Bob Trumpy
CLE / 7,980 / 1978-90
Ozzie Newsome
DAL / 12,977 / 2003-19
Jason Witten
DEN / 8,439 / 1990-03
Shannon Sharpe
DET / 4,817 / 1968-77
Charlie Sanders
GB / 4,223 / 1978-85
Paul Coffman
HOU / 4,617 / 2006-13
Owen Daniels
IND* / 5,126 / 1963-71
John Mackey
JAX / 4,502 / 2006-17
Marcedes Lewis
KC / 10,940 / 1997-08
Tony Gonzalez
LAC* / 11,841 / 2003-18
Antonio Gates
LAR / 2,663 / 1960-64
Carroll Dale
MIA / 3,096 / 2002-06
Randy McMichael
MIN / 6,307 / 1982-94
Steve Jordan
NE / 7,861 / 2010-18
Rob Gronkowski
NO / 4,752 / 2010-14
Jimmy Graham
NYG / 4,376 / 1970-77
Bob Tucker
NYJ / 4,819 / 1978-89
Mickey Shuler
OAK* / 5,872 / 1979-88
Todd Christensen
PHI / 7,412 / 1956-66
Pete Retzlaff
PIT / 6,569 / 2005-15
Heath Miller
SF / 5,640 / 2006-15
Vernon Davis
SEA / 2,048 / 2015-17
Jimmy Graham
TB / 4,300 / 1978-86
Jimmie Giles
TEN / 4,958 / 1995-03
Frank Wycheck
WAS / 5,496 / 1965-77
Jerry Smith

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