Clive Walford Injury: Updates on Raiders TE’s Knee and Return

Oakland Raiders tight end Clive Walford injured his knee in Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens, and it is uncertain when he will be ready to return this season.

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Walford Out vs. Chargers Sunday, Oct. 9 The Raiders announced that Walford was inactive against San Diego in Week 5.

Latest on Walford's Practice Status  Friday, Oct. 7 The Raiders announced Walford was limited in practice for the second straight day on Friday.

Walford Building on Productive Season The second-year player is coming off a solid rookie season in which he finished with 28 catches for 329 yards and three touchdowns. However, the former third-round pick out of Miami believes he is capable of more.

In August, Walford compared himself to the long list of successful Hurricanes tight ends.

"I’m a mixture of all of them," Walford said, per Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. "I have Kellen Winslow’s heart, Greg Olsen’s ability to block and to run routes, Jeremy Shockey’s ability to catch the ball and go over defenders and Jimmy Graham’s speed and ability to block guys out, coming from a basketball background like he did."

Walford has turned that self-described skill set into 13 catches, 125 yards and one touchdown so far in the 2016 season.

Mychal Rivera will likely see a bigger role until Walford is able to return. Rivera, who has been inconsistent throughout his NFL career, has one reception for one yard this year.

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