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LA Chargers: Ranking the AFC West tight end rooms

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2. Las Vegas Raiders: Darren Waller, Foster Moreau, Derrek Carrier, Alex Ellis

Again, the gap between the LA Chargers and the Las Vegas Raiders at the tight end position is pretty significant. The Raiders have one of the few elite tight ends in the league in Darren Waller, who is going to continue to produce at an extremely high level.

It is the perfect situation for Waller to thrive in and quite frankly I could see him putting up numbers that rival or are even better than Travis Kelce. Waller is younger and is only getting better and has a quarterback who loves to use him as an outlet with wide receivers who leave a lot to be desired.

All signs are pointing to a massive season for Waller and by the time the year is over perhaps the Raiders are ranking first on this list. For now, they rank second.

The depth behind Waller is not that exciting but it really does not have to be. The Raiders do not have to figure out the problem of bringing in multiple pass catchers. They just need to find guys to line up and block and give them the occasional red-zone or short-yardage target when Waller is used as a decoy.