Palmer limited with thumb injury

Palmer limited with thumb injury
November 30, 2012, 1:02 am
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ALAMEDA -- Carson Palmer was an addition to Oakland's injury report Thursday with a sore right thumb and was listed as being limited in practice. The Raiders quarterback initially banged the thumb Sunday in Cincinnati, though he was able to take every snap in practice on Wednesday.

"Today his thumb was a little sore," said coach Dennis Allen. "We limited his reps. Hes another one well have to see as we go through the remainder of the week where hes at."

Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp was asked if he was confident Palmer would play against Cleveland.

"One hundred percent confident he'll be fine," Knapp said.

Also, linebacker Miles Burris, who missed Wednesday due to illness, returned to practice.Following, then, is the Raiders' injury report for Thursday:Did not participate -- DE Jack Crawford (toe), LB Rolando McClain (team-related issues), DT Richard Seymour (kneehamstring).Limited participation in practice -- RB Mike Goodson (ankle), RB Taiwan Jones (ankle), RB Darren McFadden (ankle), QB Carson Palmer (right thumb).Full participation in practice -- SS Tyvon Branch (neck), FB Marcel Reece (hamstringquadricep).