Paul Gutierrez


ALAMEDA -- Growing up in England and training as a boxer, Menelik Watson favored Mike Tyson over fellow Brit Lennox Lewis.

"Tyson was my guy," Watson said.


A CT scan of Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer revealed cracked ribs and a bruised lung, coach Dennis Allen said in his Monday media conference, and Palmer's season is over.


CHARLOTTE -- For the second time in a month, Raiders rookie coach Dennis Allen's late-game clock management style has come under scrutiny.


CHARLOTTE -- Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain is inactive for the second consecutive week since being reinstated from his two-game unpaid suspension for "conduct detrimental" to the team.