Originally written August 30, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
As the Raiders travel to play the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night in their final preseason game, Oakland must avoid injuries and evaluate players for the final 53 man roster. With the final cuts coming Friday evening, this will be the last time the Raiders coaching staff and management will be able to see the bubble roster players. Starters are not expected to play much in this game.   Because the Raiders have been bitten by the injury bug, head coach Dennis Allen may have some reservations about playing the first team. Instead he may choose to get an extended look at players that are on the back end of the 53 man roster. “Well, no one wants to see anyone get hurt, you know what I mean,” Allen said. “This whole preseason, it’s a delicate balance of getting guys reps and getting them ready to play opening night of the season and working them too much where you’re wearing them down for the season. All of us only have so many shots in our body. So you don’t want to use them all ...
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