NAPA – Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden is walking without a boot these days. That’s a positive step in his recovery, but it doesn’t imply he’s cured.
Editor’s note: Insider Scott Bair will be providing position-by-position breakdowns each day leading up to Raiders training camp.
SANTA CLARA – Just in case the 49ers defenders needed a reminder that their next opponent was going to provide perhaps the toughest test of the season, they got it on Monday night.
Cornerback Tarell Brown sat out last Wednesday's practice due to a slight hamstring ailment.