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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 16:33:38 -0700
Oakland Raiders TE Mychal Rivera posted three receptions for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Week 8 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was targeted three times.
Fantasy Tip: Rivera entered Sunday's game with a total of three receptions in his previous four games, and he is clearly behind Clive Walford on the pecking order in Oakland among tight ends. Despite the score, avoid Rivera in all fantasy leagues unless Walford goes down with a major injury.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:38:54 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have declared DB Antonio Hamilton, OT Austin Howard, QB Connor Cook, CB Dexter McDonald, OT Matt McCants, TE Mychal Rivera inactive for Week 3.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 12:23:02 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have declared DB Antonio Hamilton, QB Connor Cook, CB Dexter McDonald, OT Matt McCants, OT Menelik Watson, TE Mychal Rivera inactive for Week 2.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:57:37 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have declared DB Antonio Hamilton, OT Austin Howard, QB Connor Cook, CB Dexter McDonald, TE Mychal Rivera, OG Vadal Alexander inactive for Week 1.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:00:31 -0700
Oakland Raiders TE Mychal Rivera is expected to be available in a trade as the NFL Draft approaches.
Fantasy Tip: Rivera took a step back in 2015 with 32 catches for 280 yards and just one touchdown after having eight combined scores in the previous two seasons. He's a big-bodies pass-catching tight end that could rebound in the right situation, but he's more of TE2 material.
Sun, 13 Dec 2015 22:20:07 -0800
Oakland Raiders TE Mychal Rivera posted three receptions for 49 yards in the Week 14 game against the Denver Broncos.
Fantasy Tip: The touchdown was Rivera's first of the season, so don't get terribly excited about his fantasy prospects going forward.
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:24:11 -0700
Oakland Raiders TE Mychal Rivera is listed as the starting tight end on the Raiders' depth chart.
Fantasy Tip: Rivera ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) was an underrated fantasy tight end last year. The Raiders have new weapons in the passing game with Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree, but Rivera could still be the safety blanket for QB Derek Carr. He has good value on FantasyScore this week.
Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:36:14 -0700
Oakland Raiders TE Mychal Rivera served as the starting tight end Friday, Aug. 14, ahead of Clive Walford and Lee Smith.
Fantasy Tip: It makes sense that Rivera would get the first crack to prove he should be the Raiders' starting tight end. He tallied 58 catches for 534 yards and four touchdowns last year. He's not worthy of TE1 consideration, but he could prove to be a sneaky TE2, specifically in PPR scoring formats.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:39:04 -0700
Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (knee) has no timetable for his return, and head coach Dennis Allen said Ausberry "may be out for a little while." Ausberry is having unspecified surgery on his knee Wednesday, Aug. 6. Ausberry's absence will move TE Mychal Rivera into a starting role and will open up more playing time for TEs Brian Leonhardt and Nick Kasa.
Fantasy Tip: We'll have a better idea of how much time Ausberry will miss once we know the details of his knee surgery that is taking place today. Check back for more updates.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:55:09 -0700
Oakland Raiders TEs Nick Kasa and Brian Leonhardt will work behind TE Mychal Rivera in training camp and the preseason while TE David Ausberry (knee) is sidelined.
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