12.2: Paul Gutierrez spots Rolando McClain at team hotel
Paul Gutierrez briefly spoke with Rolando McClain at the Raiders team hotel in Miami, who said he expects to play on Sunday.
Let's bring in our Raiders insider CSN California dot com. That is Paul Gutierrez who was in Miami and Paul it's my understanding you have seen Rolando McClain. He is at the team hotel what can you tell us about what he's doing right now. Well he is here again and you know I'm just here at the team hotel and and he came out of the elevator banks and you ended gives them something -- back and I approached him and -- -- got a couple of seconds and I would say that he politely declined an extended interview but he said he's been advised to not really say anything in the best thing he can do is just stay quiet and get ready for the games so I said look you expect to play on Sunday that yeah I election not. Then he got in the elevator and was gone -- but yet the fact is he -- -- but came out Kelly here a couple of hours in advance of the team. The team still in the air to my understanding they're definitely not here yet and he'd -- waiting in the Q coach you jackets that today at. Press conference following practice he planned on sitting in and meeting with a lot of great debate before deciding exactly what to do with them or so -- again. So it's McClain is understanding that he should be able to play on Sunday. Do you know if you Jackson and Rolando McClain have spoken by phone prior to what is expected to be that face to face meeting you just told us about. Well I could say that's what you Jackson said he thought he'd already -- that he has talked with him on the phone I did yesterday before the wreck actually happened I mean the bee incident had been reported in. Everybody knew about it in and not following practice yesterday. Q Jack and did say that you spoke with -- many felt comfortable with the information without there and then. About an hour or so later went along with -- actually read that so they have spoken according that you. -- the break obviously that had not happened then that should happen I would imagine it's in his but he's not the boot to the ground here at the hotel.