The Raiders selected rookie tight end Foster Moreau from LSU in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, and he could compete for a starting job right away. With Jared Cook (New Orleans) gone, Oakland has a need at tight end, with Moreau's main competition expected to come from guys like Darren Waller and Derek Carrier. While we don't expect Moreau to have a prominent role right away, he could be someone to monitor during the season. Don't draft him in most seasonal leagues, and he's only a late-round flier at best in deep rookie-only drafts.
The Raiders selected Moreau in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 137th overall. The LSU product lands in a fortuitous spot here as the Raiders badly needed to beef up their tight end group following the loss of Jared Cook. Moreau is short on production but long on potential. He never had more than 24 catches or 278 yards in any of his four collegiate seasons but he's an interesting athlete at 6-foot-4 1/8 and 253 pounds, with 4.66 speed and explosive jumps at the combine. He can block a fair bit too and his fit with the Raiders should lend itself to some opportunity early in his career.
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|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|2||09/15||Kansas City Chiefs||31||9.56|
|7||10/20||@Green Bay Packers||8||5.50|
|10||11/08||Los Angeles Chargers||10||5.67|
|12||11/24||@New York Jets||6||4.88|
|13||12/01||@Kansas City Chiefs||31||9.56|
|16||12/22||@Los Angeles Chargers||10||5.67|