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One of the lone bright spots on the Raiders offensive line is LT Jared Veldheer. Going in to the season many believe Veldheer could be poised for a Pro Bowl season. Veldheer has been very healthy over his three year NFL career and has never missed a game but according to a report he is now getting a second MRI on a sore tricep that has been nagging him throughout training camp.
Dennis Allen said at the time of the initial injury that it was just soreness. That soreness has not subsided and it had Veldheer out of practice Tuesday while he gets a second MRI to check again for damage.- Silverandblackpride.com August 13
Triceps brachii muscles are crucial to offensive lineman. It is the largest muscle in the upper arm (and the 6′ 8″ Jared Veldheer has very large arms) and the antagonist muscle to the bicep. What that means is that the two muscles work together to flex and extend the arm and an even distribution of work between the Triceps and Biceps could cause the muscles to compensate and cause even more damage to the arms and shoulders including fixator muscles and the scapula. The muscle is also a fixator for the elbow, crucial in creating separation during run blocking. The lateral head is also responsible for high intensity bursts such as the ever so important “punch” that you always here about for lineman. Essentially, a damaged triceps brachii muscle is a very scary injury for an Offensive Lineman to suffer and should be taken seriously. The Raiders can’t afford to rush Veldheer back. Rest is essential. If I’m Dennis Allen I shut him down for the remainder of the preseason.
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Yesterday I told you about Jared Veldheer getting a second MRI on a sore triceps muscle and the dangers of rushing him back. It appears that those fears have come to fruition Jared Veldheer has torn his tricep and will require surgery according to HC Dennis Allen. I will update with developments.
Update: Alex Barron will be moved to LT. IR is a very real possibility for Veldheer...
Oakland Raiders starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season.
Coach Dennis Allen announced the diagnosis on Wednesday after the team got the results of a second MRI on the injured arm. Allen said Veldheer will be a candidate to be put on the injured reserve list with a designation for return...
Raiders left tackle Jared Veldheer tore his triceps during practice on Wednesday, and could miss the entire season.
Veldheer has torn tricep. Surgery
— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) August 14, 2013
Allen mentioned that the team could place Veldheer on injured reserve with a designation to return. The Raiders can do that only after the team’s 53-man roster is set before Week 1.
The left tackle position was one of the few spots on the depth chart the Oakland Raiders could feel completely comfortable with coming into the 2013 season. But not anymore. Franchise blindside protector Jared Veldheer has suffered a torn triceps injury which will sideline him indefinitely, maybe for the rest of the year. The 26-year-old offensive lineman will be headed […]
The Oakland Raiders suffered a major loss on Wednesday after receiving word that starting left tackle Jared Veldheer has torn his left triceps, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Nothing has been reported about the amount of time Veldheer will miss, but a torn triceps is usually a season ending injury. Veldheer, who was drafted in [...]
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Raiders HC Dennis Allen told reporters on Wednesday that LT Jared Veldheer has a torn triceps injury that will require surgery.
Veldheer could end up being placed on IR with the designation to return. (Vic Tafur).
Oakland is reportedly holding out hope that he’ll be able to return at some point this season. (Vic Tafur).
Alex Barron is expected to take over now that Veldheer’s...
Bad news came from Raiders training camp on Wednesday after head coach Dennis Allen revealed left tackle Jared Veldheer will be lost indefinitely with a torn triceps.
Veldheer underwent a second MRI on his left triceps Tuesday which revealed the tear. Allen says Veldheer will be placed on IR with a designation to return. The earliest return would be after Week 8 but Allen said...
Oakland Raiders left tackle Jared Veldheer has been dealing with a triceps injury since Aug. 3. He underwent an MRI soon after sustaining the injury, which came back negative. Veldheer then returned to practice, but he has continued dealing with discomfort, prompting the Raiders to send him for another MRI to see if there has been more extensive damage done to the lineman's arm...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Raiders left tackle Jared Veldheer will undergo surgery on his torn triceps muscle and will be out for three months.
After second opinion in LA, Raiders LT Jared Veldheer has decided to undergo surgery on his partially torn triceps Friday.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 15, 2013
Type of surgery Raiders LT Jared Veldheer is having...
In episode 17 of the RaidersBlog podcast, Christopher Hansen (@chrishansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) talk about the devastating Jared Veldheer injury, as well as the Raiders first pre-season game against Dallas.
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Oakland Raiders starting left tackle Jared Veldheer has suffered a torn triceps which will require surgery, according to the Raiders twitter feed.Fantasy Spin:Alex Barron is the likely candidate to take over until Veldheer returns, but his history of penalties and sacks makes this a big blow to the Oakland offense.
The Oakland Raiders had another disappointing year last season going 4-12. In the offseason the Raiders traded for back up quarterback Matt Flynn from Seattle for two draft picks.
One of the Raiders main concern this season is protecting Matt Flynn, but that took a big hit today when Raiders insider @BairCSN announced that starting LT Jared Veldheer has torn his left triceps...
With Jared Veldheer (triceps) out three months, Alex Barron is expected to open the season as the Raiders' starting left tackle. Barron has been out of the NFL since the 2010 season and likes penalties.
The raiders practiced this Wednesday morning in preparation for Friday’s game against the Saints. Here are some notes. My information comes from Raiders beat writers via Twitter and can be found on Twitter as @LeviDamien @ChrisMcClain @CorkOnTheNfl (Steve Corkran) @VicTafur @AsherMatthews @ChrisHansenNFL. I will be compiling all of their information throughout training camp. For...