Miller inactive for Raiders

Miller inactive for Raiders
September 25, 2011, 7:23 pm
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OAKLAND -- Returnerreceiver Nick Miller is among the Raiders listed as inactive for Oakland's home opener against the New York Jets, meaning rookies Taiwan Jones and Denarius Moore will most likely return kickoffs and punts, respectively.The rest of the Raiders inactives: rookie cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, rookie tight end David Ausberry, tackle Stephon Heyer and the injured trio of safety Mike MItchell (knee) and receivers Jacoby Ford (hamstring) and Louis Murphy (groin).Chaz Schilens will start in place of Ford at receiver for the Raiders, alongside Darrius Heyward-Bey.The Jets inactive: receiver Logan Payne, safety Emanuel Cook, running back Bilal Pyle, center Nick Mangold, offensive lineman Robert Turner, defensive tackle Kendrick Ellis and quarterback Kevin O'Connell.As expected, undrafted rookie Colin Baxter will start at center in place of injured All-Pro Mangold, who suffered a high ankle sprain last week.