ALAMEDA – Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker passed the first stage of the NFL’s protocol related to concussions, which allowed him to work on the side during Thursday’s practice.
ALAMEDA – The Raiders have fared just fine without Darren McFadden. The running game remains a consistent threat without No. 20, at times faring better without the veteran feature back.
ALAMEDA – Raiders free safety Charles Woodson wore extra padding to protect sore ribs, but removed it a few weeks back. On Sunday, Woodson wished he left it on.
ALAMEDA – With injury or in health, Darren McFadden is always active in the community. The veteran running back makes regular public appearances around the Bay, and has done so for years.