Raiders trade up to select Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer

FILE - Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 4, 2023. This year’s draft class features an abundance of tight ends, and some are even calling it better than the bumper crop of 2017. “The tight end group is the best I’ve seen in the last 10 years,” NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah proclaimed.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A noticeable void at tight end made the Las Vegas Raiders an attractive destination for Michael Mayer.