3yRunning backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson have been ruled out for the second straight week with high ankle sprains, as the Raiders will take on the Saints on Sunday.
3yDennis Allen and Joe Vitt are familiar with one another since their days in New Orleans together, but on Sunday they will be going head-to-head against each other in Oakland.
3yNo real surprises for the Raiders at the start of practice Friday, as five players who sat out Thursday were not practicing again two days before Oakland plays host to New Orleans.
3yFor the 13th consecutive time, the Raiders game will air on local television after the team sold enough tickets.
3yWith Travis Goethel placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday, the Raiders signed linebacker Omar Gaither, who has played in 77 games with 40 starts over six seasons with the Eagles and Panthers.
3yWhere do the Raiders stand after their embarrassing loss in Baltimore? Did the 49ers drop after tying the Rams? Who is the best team in the NFL?
3yBefore an injury sidelined him, Darren McFadden was struggling to gain yards behind the zone blocking system. According to a report, Raiders owner Mark Davis told his running back to talk with his coaches.
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