Moreau should take on a larger role in 2021, Tashan Reed of The Athletic reports.
With Jason Witten retiring, Moreau should return to the No. 2 TE role, a spot he held throughout most of his 2019 rookie season. He logged 371 offensive snaps and 21 catches in 13 games as a rookie, before dropping to 256 snaps and seven receptions in 2020. The 2019 fourth-round pick won't see many targets if Darren Waller stays healthy next year, but Moreau does appear capable of handling a larger role if the opportunity arises, as his 34 targets in the NFL have yielded 314 yards and seven TDs.
Moreau was not targeted during Sunday's 31-28 win over the Jets.
The 23-year-old is without a catch since Week 4 and hasn't been targeted since Week 8, so he's clearly not a factor in Las Vegas' passing game. Moreau should continue to see a handful of offensive snaps per contest behind Darren Waller and Jason Witten.
Moreau was not targeted on any of his 11 offensive snaps during Sunday's 45-20 loss to Tampa Bay.
Moreau has garnered a steady workload of 10 to 15 offensive snaps in each of his appearances this season, save for a Week 2 anomaly in which he accumulated 32 snaps against New Orleans. The LSU product has flashed promise with two catches of 24-plus yards, but he otherwise has registered just two receptions for nine yards on the year. Starting tight end Darren Waller has dominated the position, and the entire team for that matter, with 55 targets through seven weeks.
Moreau caught his only target for eight yards in Sunday's 30-23 loss to the Bills.
Moreau has played no more than 15 offensive snaps in three of the Raiders' first four contests, but the LSU product has now recorded at least one reception in three consecutive games. Expect fellow tight ends Darren Waller and Jason Witten to continue handling a majority of the work Week 5 at Kansas City, severely limiting Moreau's fantasy relevance.
Moreau caught two passes on as many targets for 25 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 36-20 loss to the Patriots.
Moreau caught his first touchdown of the season on a one-yard connection with quarterback Derek Carr as time nearly expired in the first half. The LSU product also collected just the third 20-plus yard reception of his young career Sunday in New England, while starter Darren Waller caught only two of four targets for nine yards.
Moreau did not garner any targets during Sunday's 34-30 win against the Panthers.
Moreau was on the field for 19 percent of the Raiders' offensive snaps, but it was tight ends Darren Waller (eight targets) and Jason Witten (one target) who benefitted from action in the passing game. The LSU product attracted multiple targets in nine of his 13 appearances last year, but the arrival of Witten has potential to evaporate Moreau's already-limited role as a pass-catcher.
Moreau (knee) has been a full participant throughout the early portion of training camp, Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Moreau is coming off a season-ending knee injury that limited him to 13 games as a rookie, but he looks on track to kick off Week 1 of the 2020 campaign unimpeded. The LSU product managed to put together an impressive rookie season despite operating as a depth option for the Raiders, hauling in 21 catches for 174 yards and five scores. The added veteran presence of Jason Witten, however, now means that Moreau's sophomore opportunities will be limited to what snaps he's able to earn in a No. 3 capacity.
Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said Tuesday that Moreau is "ahead of schedule" in his rehab from the left knee injury he suffered in December, Jerry McDonald of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Moreau, who has been conducting his rehab at his college training facility in Baton Rouge, is expected to be back to full health or close to it by the time the Raiders open training camp. As a rookie last season, Moreau proved to be a quality backup to starting tight end Darren Waller, finishing with 21 grabs on 25 targets for 174 yards and five touchdowns. Moreau's snaps could become less consistent in his second year with the Raiders, however, as Las Vegas not only retained Waller but also brought in veteran Jason Witten this offseason to bolster the tight end room.
Moreau (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
The rookie fourth-round pick out of LSU made an immediate impact on the Raiders' offense. At the time of his injury, Moreau was tied with Tyrell Williams for the most receiving touchdowns on the team (five). Darren Waller will continue working as the team's No. 1 tight end moving forward, and Derek Carrier will bump into the No. 2 role. Coach Jon Gruden wasn't certain about Moreau's status for the 2020 season.
Moreau (knee) is ruled out for the rest of the season, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Moreau underwent an MRI on Monday after sustaining a knee injury during this past Sunday's loss to the Titans. The test confirmed ligament damage, so the rookie fourth-round pick will be shut down for the season. Bair also reported that Gruden is unsure about Moreau's status for 2020. Moreau has been a dependable red-zone option for Derek Carr, finishing the season with 21 catches for 174 yards and five touchdowns. Derek Carrier is expected to bump into the No. 2 role behind Darren Waller going forward.
Moreau is slated to undergo an MRI on Monday after injuring his knee in Sunday's 42-21 loss to the Titans, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
Caplan notes that the Raiders fear Moreau may have damaged his ACL against the Titans, but Oakland will await the results of the MRI before determining the tight end's availability for the Week 15 matchup with the Jaguars. Though he's played behind starter Darren Waller all season, Moreau has been one of the NFL's more productive rookie tight ends, hauling in 21 of 25 targets for 174 yards and five touchdowns in 13 games.
Moreau (knee) is ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Titans.
Moreau was injured after making a catch in the third quarter and looked to be in considerable pain on the training table. The rookie fourth-round pick recorded three catches for 14 yards and a score before exiting the contest. Derek Carrier will bump into the No. 2 tight-end role behind Darren Waller for the time being.
Moreau caught his lone target for 15 yards in Sunday's 40-9 loss to the Chiefs.
Moreau saw just one look from quarterback Derek Carr for a second consecutive week as the former was overshadowed by No. 1 tight end Darren Waller, who caught seven of nine targets for 100 yards. Moreau has only found the end zone once over the Raiders' past four contests heading into a Week 14 tilt against the Titans.
Moreau caught his lone target for three yards in Sunday's 34-3 loss to the Jets.
Fellow tight end Darren Waller caught three of six targets for 41 yards as Moreau logged just 19 offensive snaps, while the entire Raiders offense was held in check during this blowout loss. A favorable matchup against the Chiefs awaits in Week 13, but Waller will continue to overshadow Moreau from a fantasy perspective.
Moreau caught two passes on as many targets for eight yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 17-10 win over the Bengals.
Moreau added his fourth touchdown of the season on a short two-yard completion during the second quarter of Sunday's tilt, but the rookie tight end remains touchdown-dependent with 10 or less receiving yards in four consecutive games. He'll look to find the end zone again in Week 12 against the Jets, but fellow TE Darren Waller's prominent role is a significant barrier to Moreau's fantasy relevance.
Moreau caught one of his two targets for a three-yard touchdown in Sunday's 31-24 win over the Lions.
Moreau saw a deep target in the first quarter but couldn't reel it in. He wouldn't see the ball again until the second play of the fourth quarter when his catch in the end zone gave the Raiders a 24-17 lead. The rookie has managed just 14 catches on the season, but three have been scores. He has seen more than three targets just once this season yet will look to break that trend Week 10 against the Chargers.
Moreau caught one of his two targets for a 10-yard gain during Sunday's 27-24 loss to Houston.
After three consecutive games with multiple catches along with two touchdowns, Moreau took a step back against a so-so Texans defense Sunday. The rookie has been an OK No. 2 tight end for the Raiders but plays behind a stud in Darren Waller, who hogs a ton of targets. Moreau is not a safe bet Sunday, even against Detroit's bottom-ranked pass defense.
Moreau caught two of three targets for 24 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 42-24 loss to the Packers.
Moreau scored Oakland's first touchdown of the day on a 10-yard connection from quarterback Derek Carr, but fellow tight end Darren Waller would go on to rack up seven catches on eight targets for 126 yards and a pair of his own scores as he led the team in receiving by a wide margin. Moreau has logged at least 31 offensive snaps in three consecutive games, finding the end zone in two of those contests. With Tyrell Williams' (foot) absence potentially extending into Week 8, Moreau could continue to see additional opportunities in the passing game.
Moreau caught four of five targets for 46 yards during Sunday's 24-21 win over the Bears.
With the Raiders' top two receivers out, Moreau led the team in receiving just one game after scoring his first career touchdown. The rookie appears to be gradually upping his game despite playing behind uber-athletic TE target Darren Waller. Moreau's usefulness Week 7 against a dangerous Packers pass defense is dependent on the health of Tyrell Williams (foot) and J.J. Nelson (knee).
Moreau caught all three of his targets for 30 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 31-24 win over the Colts.
Moreau found the end zone less than six minutes into Sunday's contest when he snagged an 18-yard touchdown pass from Derek Carr. The rookie may have notched the first points of his young career Week 4, but Moreau continues to be overshadowed by Darren Waller, who leads all tight ends with 33 receptions. Nonetheless, Moreau has been on the field for at least 31 offensive snaps in two of the Raiders' first four tilts.
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|2||Mon 09/21||vs NO||W 34-24||1||31||31.0||31||0|
|3||Sun 09/27||@ NE||L 20-36||2||25||12.5||24||1|
|4||Sun 10/04||vs BUF||L 23-30||1||8||8.0||8||0|
|5||Sun 10/11||@ KC||W 40-32||0||0||-||-||0|
|7||Sun 10/25||vs TB||L 20-45||0||0||-||-||0|
|8||Sun 11/01||@ CLE||W 16-6||0||0||-||0||0|
|9||Sun 11/08||@ LAC||W 31-26||0||0||-||-||0|
|10||Sun 11/15||vs DEN||W 37-12||0||0||-||-||0|
|11||Sun 11/22||vs KC||L 31-35||0||0||-||-||0|
|12||Sun 11/29||@ ATL||L 6-43||0||0||-||-||0|
|13||Sun 12/06||@ NYJ||W 31-28||0||0||-||-||0|
|14||Sun 12/13||vs IND||L 27-44||1||47||47.0||47||1|
|15||Thu 12/17||vs LAC||L 27-30||1||22||22.0||22||0|
|16||Sat 12/26||vs MIA||L 25-26||0||0||-||-||0|
|17||Sun 01/03||@ DEN||W 32-31||1||7||7.0||7||0|
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