The Raiders still did not have right tackle Trent Brown participate in Thursday’s practice, but rookie wide receiver Hunter Renfrow did make his return to the field.
The Bills are on a 4-1-1 spread run and are 5-0-1 ATS on the road this season. The Steelers are on an 8-2-1 spread run.
Raiders defensive end Clelin Ferrell has 31 tackles and 3½ sacks this season. He has gone six games without registering a sack, tackle for loss, quarterback pressure or QB hit.
The Rams have covered three of their last four games and are tied with the Steelers for the best record in the NFL against the spread at 9-4.
Offensive tackle Tyrell Crosby played at Green Valley High School and for Oregon under then-offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo, who was hired to become UNLV’s coach.
Sharp bettors at the Westgate and CG Technology sportsbooks wagered on the Ravens as 15½-point favorites and the line was up to 16½ on Thursday afternoon.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden said the timetable for Brown’s return is still unclear. Brown missed last week’s game against the Titans with a pectoral injury.
After cutting safety D.J. Swearinger on Tuesday, the Raiders will move cornerback Daryl Worley to start at safety.
The Raiders continued to make changes to their active roster and practice squad on Wednesday.
In a mild surprise, Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs was cleared to resume practice on Wednesday.