Gutierrez: From The Coliseum

October 3, 2010, 8:19 pm
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Greetings from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and frommy new seat in the press box as the new Raiders Insider for CSN.Its Fiesta Latina here at the stadium, to celebrateHispanic Heritage Month, as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hence theabundance of pink worn by the players on both sides.For the Raiders, all three quarterbacks Bruce Gradkowski,Jason Campbell and Kyle Boller are wearing pink cleats, as are QuentinGroves, Lamarr Houston and Darren McFadden, among others.The inactive lists are now out and only one real surprisefor the Raiders defensive tackle John Henderson, who has been slowed by a badfoot.Left guard Robert Gallery is missing his third straight gamewith a bad hamstring. The rest of the Raiders inactives linebackers TravisGoethel (back) and Ricky Brown (hamstring), receiver Chaz Schilens (knee) androokie cornerbacks Walter McFadden (hamstring) and Jeremy Ware (ankle).With both McFadden and Ware out, the Raiders are left withonly three corners in Nnamdi Asomugha, Stanford Routt and Chris Johnson.Just as well, since the biggest news is that Texans All-Proreceiver Andre Johnson is out with a bad ankle.Too bad, because a matchup between Asomugha, who shut downArizonas Larry Fitzgerald last week, and Johnson would have been another epicshowdown.Jacoby Jones will start at receiver in place of Johnson.Raiders captains BruceGradkowski, Nnamdi Asomugha and Michael Bennett win the coin toss, elect toreceive