4yOur Raiders Insider has made the trek to Mall of America Field, where Sunday's game turn into the "Jared Bowl" -- if the Raiders' Jared can keep the Vikings' Jared from blowing up Carson Palmer's blind side.
4yBoth running back Darren McFadden and receiverreturner Jacoby Ford have been ruled out of the Raiders' game at Minnesota due to foot injuries.
4yAlthough much criticism has been thrown at Rolando McClain's way, this much is true: the Raiders defense feels it when he is not on the field.
4yCarson Palmer rocks No. 3. it's the same number as another statuesque-in-the-pocket, vertical-game-loving gunslinger from Raiders lore. But the similarities between Palmer and Daryle Lamonica don't end there.
4ySeymour has not practiced since the Raiders' 24-17 defeat of San Diego last Thursday. Hue Jackson said it's about 'keeping guys healthy down the stretch.'
4yOakland has not scored in the fourth quarter since a Sebastian Janikowski field goal on Oct. 9. Why the drought? The question was put to head coach and offensive playcaller Hue Jackson on Thursday.
4yThe promising rookie season of cornerback Chimdi Chekwa came to an end Thursday as the Raiders placed the fourth-round draft pick from Ohio State on IR with his balky hamstring.
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