Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/10/12
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Rolando McClain is back, but for how long? The Raiders middle linebacker served a two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team and was reinstated to the 53-man roster. McClain was not present at practice, however, as a press release noted, "McClain is not required to return to the team until he has an opportunity to meet with coach (Dennis) Allen." Allen is in Texas at the funeral of his father, who died last week of cardiac arrest. The Raiders coach said last Friday he didn't intend to speak with McClain until he returned. The coach and player reportedly had a "heated" argument at a Wednesday practice with Allen dismissing McClain from practice. Omar Gaither has started for McClain during the two-game suspension. McClain was demoted from the nickel defense earlier this season, retaining his starting position in the 4-3 base defense but coming off the field in passing situations with Phillip Wheeler taking over play-calling and rookie Miles Burris being the se...
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