Found August 14, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
Raiders HC Dennis Allen told reporters on Wednesday that LT Jared Veldheer has a torn triceps injury that will require surgery. Veldheer could end up being placed on IR with the designation to return. (Vic Tafur). Oakland is reportedly holding out hope that he’ll be able to return at some point this season. (Vic Tafur). Alex Barron is expected to take over now that Veldheer’s out for a good portion of the season. This is a huge loss for an already underwhelming Raiders offense. Veldheer, 26, graded out as one of the best left tackles in the league last year, according to Pro Football Focus’ ratings. Veldheer is entering the final year of his rookie contract, so this is clearly a huge disappointment for him. We have him listed as the No. 5 player in our Top 50 – 2014 Free Agents list. The post Raiders LT Jared Veldheer Will Have Surgery To Repair Torn Triceps appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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