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The Oakland Raiders will be without RB’s Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson for Sunday’s game against the Ravens.
Both players missed practice on Friday because of high-ankle sprains, so Taiwan Jones figures to see large workload with Marcel Reece being mixed in throughout the game. McFadden’s injury isn’t believed to be too severe, so there’s at least a chance that he could be available for next weeks game against the Saints.
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It was a painful week in many ways for Silver and Black Nation. It was bad enough that Bucs rookie running back Doug Martin made like Walter Payton against the Oakland defense. Add to that the twin high-ankle sprains for Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, and the week could not have gone any worse. McFadden has not been ruled out [...]
Injured running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson have been placed on the inactive list by the Oakland Raiders for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.
McFadden and Goodson rank 1-2 on the team's rushing list. Both have sprained right ankles, leaving Taiwan Jones - who has one carry for 2 yards this year - as the likely starter.
Oakland also put defensive tackle...
Oakland Raiders running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson were expected to sit out practice yesterday, but defensive lineman Richard
Seymour was also sidelined due to a hamstring issue, reports Paul Gutierrez of
"After getting some
treatment Monday and Tuesday, we felt like holding (Seymour) out of practice
today," said coach Dennis Allen. "...
Raiders running back Darren McFadden (ankle) missed another practice and fantasy owners should plan on his missing Week 10.
SOURCE: Steve Corkran, Contra Costa TimesFantasy Spin:With backup Mike Goodson also out with a high ankle sprain, Oakland will turn to a combination of Taiwan Jones and Marcel Reese.
According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, as well as defensive end Richard Seymour will not play this week.
“You don’t ever know exactly how someone is going to respond to an injury,” said Raiders head coach Dennis Allen. “Obviously, none of them make enough progress this week that they were able to be up. We’ll...
Oakland Raiders running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson and defensive lineman Richard Seymour were ruled out of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens, NFL.com reported Friday. McFadden and Goodson have high ankle sprains and Seymour has knee and hamstring injuries. Running back Taiwan Jones and fullback Marcel Reece will carry the load for Oakland. Desmond Bryant...
Oakland Raiders at Baltimore Ravens Raiders RBs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson (ankle)
Jock to Doc take: Neither McFadden or his backup, Mike Goodson, practiced Thursday, according to the Contra Costa Times. While Coach Dennis Allen has not ruled them out, both statuses look cloudy for this week. Taiwan Jones is next in line to lead the Raiders rushing attack.
The Pittsburgh Steelers don't play until Monday night so Steeler Nation can sit back on Sunday and watch several games that will continue to shape the AFC playoff picture. Below are six games to have your eyes on for pretty obvious reasons.
Baltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders - The Raiders beat the Steelers earlier this season, but can they knock off the Ravens on the road...
Doc is not surprised that Darren McFadden got hurt. That’s right up there with the sun rising in the east, the Cubs being a crummy baseball team and the SEC thinking its the best college football conference since the dawn of mankind. It’s predictable and quite dull.
Since McFadden is quickly becoming a charter member of the frequent injury punch card club, let’s grab his file...
The Ravens return home after a month to take on the Raiders. Last Sunday, the Ravens squeaked out a win over the Browns and the Raiders lost a shootout to the Buccaneers in Oakland.
However, during their loss Sunday, the Raiders lost two running backs to ankle injuries. The running backs are star Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson. That stems the running game for Oakland and will help...
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With DMC and Mike Goodson out for week 10 the duties will be up to Taiwan Jones and Marcel Reece against the Ravens.
Taiwan Jones will be the ‘starter’, which can be nothing more than ceremonial at times. The Raiders have really failed to run the ball effectively this season and they may not change even against a Ravens team that has been run over during the...
What was becoming evident throughout the first half of the season is now patently obvious. As much as running back Darren McFadden was touted as the player whose success was most important to the team, it's clear the Raiders will rise or fall with quarterback Carson Palmer. Now that McFadden and backup Mike Goodson both have high ankle sprains, with their status for Sunday...