Raiders TE Mychal Rivera opened with the first-team offense in the Raiders' opening preseason game.
ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson expects TE Mychal Rivera to open the season as the starter.
Mychal Rivera caught two passes for 26 yards in Sunday's Week 17 loss at Denver.
Mychal Rivera caught one pass for five yards in the Raiders' Week 16 win over the Bills.
Mychal Rivera caught 7-of-12 targets for 39 yards Week 15 against the Chiefs.
Mychal Rivera secured 7-of-7 targets for 109 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' Week 14 win over the 49ers.
Raiders FB Marcel Reece rushed twice for two yards and caught seven balls for 64 yards and a touchdown in Oakland's Week 14 win over the 49ers.
Mychal Rivera secured 3-of-8 targets for 21 yards in the Raiders' Week 13 loss to the Rams.
Mychal Rivera caught 1-of-4 targets for eight yards in Oakland's Week 12 win over the Chiefs.
Mychal Rivera caught 3-of-5 targets for 40 yards in the Raiders' Week 11 loss to the Chargers.
Mychal Rivera secured 6-of-8 targets for 64 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' Week 10 loss to the Broncos.
The Raiders reportedly consider TE Mychal Rivera a "key" piece.
Mychal Rivera caught eight balls for 38 yards and two touchdowns on 11 targets in the Raiders' Week 9 loss to Seattle.
Mychal Rivera secured 7-of-9 targets for 83 yards in the Raiders' Week 8 loss to the Browns.