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 .
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.
Raiders defensive back LaMarcus Joyner will be active on Sunday after missing a few games due to a groin injury however offensive tackle Trent Brown will be listed as questionable.
The Raiders promoted wide receiver Rico Gafford from the practice squad this week to help fill in the role vacated by the injured Hunter Renfrow. Defensively, they’re hoping to limit big plays from an explosive Chiefs offense. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders defensive back LaMarcus Joyner is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jets and offensive tackle David Sharpe is out with a calf injury. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders are hoping rookie defensive end Clelin Ferrell cotniues to improve on his recent game performances. LaMarcus Joyner is out for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Daryl Worley and Nevin Lawson look fill the gap left by the injured defensive back.
The Raiders have dealt with the injury bug all season and this week is no different. safety Karl Joseph has been placed on IR, and cornerback LaMarcus Joyner is awaiting an injury designation as the team prepares to take on the Cincinnati Bengals. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
After the team’s 27-24 loss to the Texans, Raider players discuss what went right against Houston, what they can improve and the loss of center Rodney Hudson. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said today that the linebacking core still looks shaky but they are encouraged by the progress they have made since Sundays’s loss. In that loss defensive back LaMarcus Joyner was not used very much, but the team is looking for creative ways for him to make and impact. (Le’Andre fox/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
After Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs, the Raiders are leaning on their veteran players to help the team get back on track in their upcoming stretch of games away from the Coliseum. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)