Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/12/12

Oakland Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry has not yet returned from Los Angeles, where he was getting a second opinion on his injured knees.

Curry told CSN Bay Area on Aug. 5 that he received stem cell treatments after injuring his knees during offseason workouts. His knees were not improving so he left camp at the end of the week to have them re-examined.

He has been on the physically-unable-to-perform list since camp began in late July.

Raiders coach Dennis Allen told CBS Sports he was not confident that Curry would be ready by the Sept. 10 season-opener against the San Diego Chargers.

"We're getting closer to that point," Allen said. "I don't know exactly where that is. Obviously he was not the same healthy Aaron Curry that we saw on tape last year. We're trying to do everything we can to give him a chance to get healthy so he can be out there opening night. We're getting closer to that point where that might not be a possibility but it's not there yet."

Curry, the fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft, was acquired from the Seattle Seahawks in the offseason.

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