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Rookie TE Clive Walford has “demonstrated the ability to get up the seam and use his big body to shield defenders,” per Jerry Knaak of Raiders.com. Walford ran a 4.79 forty-yard dash at the Combine, but he plays faster on the field. With pro-ready blocking ability, the Miami product has a real chance to out-snap 3rd-year TE Mychal Rivera this season. Still, we consider Walford more of a potential in-season pickup than a late-round flier.

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The Jets have signed TE Clive Walford. The 2015 third-round was a major bust in Oakland, totaling just 70 catches and 6 TDs across the past 3 seasons. He's still just 26, though, and looked like a promising prospect coming out of Miami. Most importantly, Walford is joining a Jets TE depth chart that includes only Jordan Leggett, Neal Sterling and Eric Tomlinson. Walford might just be the favorite to lead the group in targets this year. He's not someone to aggressively pursue in early best-ball drafts, but he'll be worth monitoring this summer.

Raiders TE Clive Walford (knee) is active for Week 6. He’s not much of a fantasy option vs. the Chiefs’ 8th-ranked TE defense.

Raiders TE Clive Walford (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chiefs after a limited week of practice. He won't be at 100% if he plays and gets the league's 8th-ranked TE defense. Walford shouldn't be in Week 6 fantasy lineups.

Raiders TE Clive Walford (knee) is inactive for today’s game against the Chargers. We hope you weren’t counting on him.

Raiders TE Clive Walford (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chargers after a limited week of practice. The team is “holding out hope” he can play, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Walford shouldn’t be in fantasy lineups.

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