The Facts: Raiders GM Mike Mayock told reporters that Ateman is the team’s X receiver today.
Diehards Line: In other words, Ateman is their current WR1. But as with most positions on roster, Mayock is looking to add competition. “We think we can get faster, more athletic. ...” Ateman is big and athletic, but speed isn't his bag. Also worth noting, Ateman didn't hit the field until Week 11 after the Amari Cooper trade and Martavis Bryant suspension. He caught 15-of-30 targets for 154 yards and one touchdown down the stretch. Free agency and (especially) the draft will be huge for the Raiders. ... Stay tuned.