Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/5/14
For the second straight afternoon, the Oakland Raiders practiced in front of their fans and for the third straight session, the team practiced in pads. The hitting and intensity have picked up each day the Raiders have taken the practice field during training camp. Most of the same names that have been held out of practice the first four days were again on the self for day five. Linebacker Aaron Curry (knee) cornerback Ron Bartell (hamstring), punter Shane Lechler (knee), nose tackle Travis Ivey (conditioning), Denarius Moore (hamstring), and tight end Richard Gordon (hip) and a lower leg infection. Also not participating in practice today was wide receiver Eddie McGee (hamstring), who started off the first day of camp with a great practice. “It’s a safety issue as much as it is anything else,” Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said of Travis Ivey being held out. “I want to make sure that he’s healthy, in shape, conditioned, and his weight’s where it needs to be so that if and when he...
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