Running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson finally returned to practice after missing three games with high ankle sprains. They won’t see teammate Rolando McClain who has been suspended without pay for two games for conduct detrimental to the team. The Browns have various injuries but their key players should all be active this Sunday.
The Raiders will again be without Darren McFadden, Mike Goodson, or Richard Seymour. Oakland once again will rely heavily on quarterback Carson Palmer and fullback Marcel Reece on offense. Defensively, Tyvon Branch is back after missing last week’s game with a neck injury.
Marcel Reece isn’t putting much value behind the numbers he’s had in the two games since taking over as the Oakland Raiders’ starting running back.
The Oakland Raiders are really struggling. They have allowed 135 points during their current three-game losing streak. Now at 3-7, the team will have to run the table and go 6-0 to stay above .500 and have any chance of making the playoffs.
The Oakland Raiders were crushed by the New Orleans Saints 38-17 Sunday. They’ve given up 135 points in their last three games, and are 3-7 for the season.
Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for a score to give the New Orleans Saints a 38-17 victory over the Raiders on Sunday.
With high powered passing offenses and poor defenses, Sunday’s game between the Oakland Raiders and New Orleans Saints could be very interesting. More injuries mean that an already limited roster will make things even more difficult for the Silver and Black.
Oakland’s 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens was the second straight loss for the Raiders but this game is arguably the low point of the season. Oakland was simply embarrassed by the superior Ravens and look directionless on the field.
Without running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson cleared to practice, who will run the ball on Sunday at Baltimore? Carson Palmer threw the ball a career-high 61 times last Sunday, and he could break this personal record if the Raiders inept run game can’t get going.
A profile of Raiders fullback Marcel Reece, his history with the Raiders and noted highlights with the team and collegiately.