Originally posted on NBC Bay Area  |  Last updated 11/3/11
It appears more likely that the Raiders will be without running back Darren McFadden for Sunday’s game at the O.co Coliseum vs. the Denver Broncos. Several reporters who cover the team reported seeing McFadden on crutches Wednesday, with his right foot still in a walking boot. McFadden sprained the foot early in the Raiders’ 28-0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs Oct. 23, Oakland’s last game before its bye week. Head coach Hue Jackson told the media McFadden has made progress, but he may hold him out against the 2-5 Broncos. By sitting out another game, it may ensure that the NFL’s eighth-leading rusher  would be ready to play against the Chargers just four days later in a Thursday night game in San Diego. “I really think if a guy is close, but he’s not totally where he needs to be, then I will take that into consideration,” Jackson told Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. “Because, obviously, we play again quickly the following week. But what I want to do is take the health...
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