Report Raiders TE Clive Walford has knee Emploi Plein temps8 juin 2023 à 14h21 Marketing & Communication Tambacounda 16 vues Référence: 713
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When the start their spring practices, they will be without a player that was expected to DeMarre Carroll Jersey take a much larger role in their offense this season. According to a , 2015 third-round pick injured his knee in an ATV accident earlier this offseason and subsequently had surgery that will keep him out of spring practice.Walford is ahead of schedule in his recovery, according to multiple sources, and isexpected back during training camp -- perhaps for the start of it. Onesource saidthe injury "maynot be as bad as originally thought."It's unclear exactly when the accident occurred or what the specific nature Keldon Johnson Jersey of the injury is, but indications are Walford is weeks removed from his surgery.The incident has been kept under wraps since then and, in the meantime, Walford has shown marked improvement.Walford caught 28 pa ses (out of 50 targets) for 329 yards and three touchdowns as a rookie, giving a threat down the Tony Parker Jersey seam to complement and on the outside. His average depth of target (10.0 yards), per Pro Football Focus, ranked 10th among tight ends. Cooper (10.7) David Robinson Jersey and Crabtree (10.3) ranked 46th and 53rd among receivers, respectively.Though Walford played only 41.6 percent of Oakland's offensive snaps ( ), he produced at a level equivalent to a starter-quality tight end on those snaps. He ranked 31st among tight ends in Football Outsiders' DYAR (Defense-adjusted Yards Above Trey Lyles Jersey Replacement) and DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average, which adjusts performance for down, distance, and opponent), for example. His athleticism, combined with his height (6-4) and frame (254 pounds) should turn him into a versatile target for Carr, provided he can recover fully from the injury he sustained in the ATV crash.