“You wish it didn’t happen,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You make a deal like that and you decide that’s the player you want (and) you hope the heck that he’s physically sound.”
The Raiders lost a lot of men to injury during training camp, but one man’s absence in particular may cost them the game against the Colts.
The Oakland Raiders sustained a significant blow Wednesday with the news that starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season.
A group of eight Oakland Raiders players surprised patients and their parents at Children’s Hospital Oakland on Tuesday.
Playing left tackle as a rookie in the NFL is a tough enough task under normal conditions. When Indianapolis pass-rushing specialist Dwight Freeney is lined up on the other side it becomes even more of a challenge.