Tight–end Zach Miller this coming season according to Coach Tom Cable will move to becoming more of weapon in this coming years-passing attack. Creating a relationship between new quarterback Jason Campbell. Will create a desire for finding his tight-end on the field on a regular basis.
In Cable’s words “I like it” the chemistry between Miller and Campbell. “ I really like it with the whole group, but those two guys are really starting to develop something, for sure. You take him in the red zone; you need a touchdown in that situation. You saw who it went to. “
Last week at earlier practice, twice Campbell found Miller on a two-minute drive in one occasion they connected for a touchdown. The essence the bond between Campbell and Miller will become very valuable to the Raiders offense during the season. Creating a tie that we have not seen as Raiders fans since Jim Plunkett and Todd Christensen. Where as no player caught more touchdown passes from Jim Plunkett though than Oakland Raiders tight end Todd Christensen. During their short time together, they hooked up on scoring passing plays 20 times.
Last years, quarterback Campbell played for the Washington Redskins and connected with tight-ends Chris Cooley and Fred Davis. They combined for 77 receptions for 841 yards and eight touchdown passes. At the same token Miller himself last season found the end-zone three times with 66 total catches for 805 yards.
Raiders holds great expectations this coming for the players, coaches and fans a like. This tie between the quarterback and his talented tight-end will be spectacular to watch and develop.