Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/17/14
Following the regular season, there was some speculation that the Oakland Raiders could consider trading or releasing running back Darren McFadden. However, general manager Reggie McKenzie said yesterday that he’s “confident” McFadden will play out his final season with the Raiders, reports Jerry McDonald of The Oakland Tribune. "I'm confident Darren's going to play his last season, regardless of what's out there,'' McKenzie said. "We have no decision to do anything with Darren.'' McFadden is entering the final year of his contract, and there was thought that the Raiders would trade him to help in their rebuilding process or release him in order to free up salary cap space. McKenzie doesn’t appear to be interested in either alternative, as he indicated the team holds no plans of trading or releasing the running back. McFadden is coming off a disappointing 2012 season, during which he rushed for 707 yards on 216 carries while missing several games due to injury. Still, he’s shown flashes in the past of being a solid running back at the NFL level. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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