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Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen excused half the team from the first practice of this season's bye week as he most of the team's veterans and injured players time to heal up. With an injury ravaged offensive, a still healing Darren McFadden, and various other players hurting, the rest is more important than practicing. Allen held morning meetings while the younger players held a short practice to work on the passing game. Last year Allen held mostly full practices during its week off in Allen's first year as coach.

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