3yA day before the team dons pads for the physical brand of training camp, it was the defense stealing the spotlight in Tuesday's practice in Napa.
3yWhen Jacoby Ford attempted to plant and cut upfield during Monday's practice, the sod and his knee both gave out. Things didn't look good for the electric playmaker, who remained on the ground grasping at his left knee.
3yChristo Bilukidi knows competition to make the 53-man roster will be fierce. But there's nothing like a pick-six to help stand out from the pack.
3yAaron Curry landing on the physically unable to perform list with a knee injury on the first day of camp allows more practice time for rookie Miles Burris, a high-energy fourth-round draft choice.
3yMonday in Napa, second-year Raiders offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski broke his silence about the scandal at his alma matter Penn State and discussed his uncle's departure from the coaching staff.
3yDarren McFadden making it through a practice without pads unscathed was not reason for joy. Rather, the speed and power and cutting ability he displayed were enough to make rookie Raiders coach Dennis Allen smile.
3yDarren McFadden, who missed the final nine-plus games of last season was full-go Monday and his speed and cutting ability were on full display.Video: Allen: 'We need McFadden to be healthy the whole season'
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