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Mychal Rivera

25-Year-Old Tight End – Oakland Raiders

2015 Receiving Stats

Rec

32

Yds

280

TD

1

Avg

8.8

Tar

46

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

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2016 ADP:

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HT: 6' 3"   WT: 245   DOB: 9/8/1990  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mychal Rivera Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $2.26 million deal with the Raiders in June of 2013.

December 21, 2015  –  Mychal Rivera News

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Mychal Rivera NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 22 Oak 16 38 407 4 60 10.7 6.8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 Oak 16 58 534 4 99 9.2 5.4 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2015 24 Oak 16 32 280 1 46 8.8 6.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mychal Rivera Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2013 22 Oak 16 4.0 6.4 5.2 2 25 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 Oak 16 4.8 8.5 6.7 4 33 9 5 3 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 Oak 16 2.1 4.1 3.1 2 18 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mychal Rivera – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Tight End

Snap Count Stats

401

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Mychal Rivera was on the field for 401 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

149

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Mychal Rivera was on the field for 149 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 557 170
2014 818 165
2015 401 149
Mychal Rivera 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Cin 40 1 1 4 0 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bal 39 9 3 15 0 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
3 @Cle 38 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Chi 23 4 2 12 0 3 6.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Den 23 4 3 33 0 3 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @SD 20 14 2 11 0 3 5.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYJ 21 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Pit 16 5 2 16 0 3 8.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Min 27 7 6 46 0 7 7.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Det 16 3 1 21 0 2 21.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Ten 24 12 2 28 0 2 14.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 KC 24 10 2 13 0 3 6.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Den 20 21 3 49 1 4 16.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 GB 25 15 3 20 0 6 6.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 SD 24 20 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @KC 21 12 2 12 0 2 6.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Mychal Rivera  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 3"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   245 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.81 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.43 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.17 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   32.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   31 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   112 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   17 reps
POOR
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Mychal Rivera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rivera caught three of his four targets for 49 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Broncos.

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Rivera caught two of his three targets for 13 total yards in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.

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Rivera hauled in both of his targets for a total of 28 yards in Sunday's win over the Titans.

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Rivera hauled in one of his two targets for 21 yards in Sunday's loss to the Lions.

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Rivera caught six of his seven targets for 46 yards in Sunday's loss to the Vikings.

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Rivera caught two of three targets for 11 yards in Sunday's win over the Chargers.

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Rivera caught three passes off three targets for 33 yards in a loss to Denver on Sunday.

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Rivera hauled in two of his three targets for 12 yards in Sunday's loss to the Bears.

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Rivera caught three of his five targets for 15 yards in Sunday's Week 2 matchup with the Ravens.

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Rivera caught one pass for four yards on two targets in Week 1's loss to the Bengals.

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Rivera and Clive Walford both started Friday's preseason opener against the Rams.

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Rivera caught 58 passes on 101 targets for 534 yards and four touchdowns in 2014. He also fumbled three times, losing one.

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Rivera caught one pass on four targets for five yards in Sunday's 26-24 win over the Bills.

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Rivera had seven catches on 12 targets for 39 yards Sunday against the Chiefs.

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Rivera caught 7-of-7 targets for a season-high 109 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 24-13 win over the 49ers.

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Rivera caught 1-of-4 targets for eight yards in Thursday's 24-20 win over the Chiefs.

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Rivera caught three passes on five targets for 40 yards in Sunday's 13-6 loss to the Chargers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Rivera struggled the first six games of last season with a rookie quarterback in a fledgling offense before things finally started clicking Week 7. After just 13 receptions for 101 yards and no touchdowns in the first six games, Rivera totaled 76 targets, 45 receptions, 433 yards and four scores in the last 10 games. Prorated to 16 games, that's 122 targets, 72 receptions, 693 yards and six touchdowns. Lacking a downfield passing game, Derek Carr routinely checked down to Rivera, who totaled nearly half of his production on third downs Weeks 7-17. Rivera is not huge for a tight end at 6-3, 245, and has average speed (4.81 40), but he uses his athleticism and skilled route running to gain separation. Rivera has increased competition for targets this season, though. The Raiders signed wide receiver Michael Crabtree and drafted wideout Amari Cooper fourth overall. Rivera also will need to fend off third-round pick Clive Walford, a 6-4, 251-pound tight end who blocks and catches well enough to be a three-down player. The Raiders should at least have a semblance of a downfield passing game this year, which will help Rivera in coverage. And new offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave plans to run an up-tempo attack similar to what he used last season as Philadelphia's quarterbacks coach.

2014

Rivera emerged from a pool of tight-end candidates last year to lead the position in receiving as a rookie. A 2013 sixth-round draft pick, Rivera is a skilled receiver with excellent hands who uses his athleticism to get separation. He's undersized (6-3, 245) and has average speed (4.81 40), but the Raiders' dysfunction at quarterback held him back more than anything last year. Raiders quarterbacks ranked 25th in attempts, 27th in completion percentage and 30th in interception percentage. That contributed to Rivera breaking 50 yards just once and being held to no more than 10 yards four times. Matt Schaub steps in this season, and having an experienced pocket passer should bring stability to the offense. The Raiders also added wide receiver James Jones, which should help open the field for Rivera, who is expected to be a bigger part of the passing game. David Ausberry, who suffered a season-ending injury in training camp last year, could challenge for targets, and 6-6 Nick Kasa, who was drafted last year as a project, could steal red-zone work if he is ready.

2013

At 6-3, 237 pounds, Rivera isn't the ideal size of a tight end in the NFL, but he may have the best hands at the position for Oakland. Rivera hauled in 36 catches for 562 yards (15.6 YPC) and five touchdowns last season at the University of Tennessee, though pass catching is just one of the many skills Rivera will need to show coaches before seeing the field. He will also need to beat out Richard Gordon, David Ausberry and fellow rookie Nick Kasa for playing time.