On Tuesday, Raiders running back Josh Jacobs was named Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced that Josh Jacobs would be doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Broncos after the team held their final regular season practice in Oakland.
Rookies Josh Jacobs and Trayvon Mullen were two of the six Raiders missing from Thursday’s practice. The others were guards Richie Incognito and Gabe Jackson, defensive back Lamarcus Joyner and wide receiver Tyrell Williams .
Raiders running back Josh Jacobs underwent surgery for a “superficial skin infection.” Jacobs was among 6 players who missed practice Thursday due to injury.
The Raiders will go into Denver on Sunday looking for the season sweep of the Broncos and to give themselves an opportunity for postseason play but with multiple injuries on the roster the reserves will once again have to step up in their absence.
on Friday, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced that offensive guard Richie Incognito and linebacker Marquel Lee would be out for Sunday’s game against the Chargers. The team has suffered numerous injuries to key positions throughout the season. (Le’andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced Friday that offensive guard Richie Incognito will be out Sunday against the Chargers.
The Raiders signed linebacker Ukeme Eligwe from the Jets’ practice squad. Wide receiver Hunter Renfrow has been nursing a rib injury since the Raiders’ loss to the Jets but he looks ready to play Sunday against the Chargers. With Josh Jacobs out this week, newly signed running back Rod Smith has a chance to join the rotation.
A day after it was announced that he was selected to play in this season’s Pro Bowl, the Raiders have place offensive tackle Trent Brown on injury reserve with a pectoral injury. The team also announced that they are hopeful rookie wide receiver Hunter Renfrow will suit up on Sunday against the Chargers.
On Friday, Raiders running back Josh Jacobs and offensive tackle Trent Brown were listed as questionable for the teams’ final home game at the Oakland Coliseum against the Jacksonville Jaguars.