D.J. Swearinger and Dion Jordan each played significant roles in the 17-10 win over the Bengals despite being signed just a week ago.
Safety D.J. Swearinger and defensive end Dion Jordan have only been around the team for a few practices, but head coach Jon Gruden said he expects both to be active on Sunday.
Part of the reason the Raiders are expected to activate recently acquired D.J. Swearinger and Dion Jordan despite both being on the roster for a short time is the state of injuries on Oakland’s roster.
Rookie quarterback Ryan Finley will make his second start for the winless Bengals on Sunday. Even though there isn’t much film on him, the Raiders do know about him.
The talented pass rusher signed with the Raiders last week as his 10-game suspension for taking Adderall was coming to an end. He hopes to finally reach his potential.
Rookie safety Johnathan Abram has his eye on the playoffs, predicting the team can rack up wins during what looks like a softer half of the schedule.
The 4-4 Raiders are coming off a 31-24 win against the Detroit Lions in what was the first of a three-game homestand in Oakland.
Oakland’s No. 1 wideout is getting healthy and is excited for his first matchup against the Chargers, his former team.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden voiced his displeasure with having to prepare for Thursday Night Football during his Monday press conference.
Raiders centers Rodney Hudson and Andre James are both listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Lions.