Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden left Sunday's victory over the Jets midway through the fourth quarter with a groin injury. McFadden put together a monster performance in the game but sat out the final five minutes due to the injury. Michael Bush came on in his place and was able to help the Raiders move the ball enough to cap off the victory.
After the game, McFadden was asked about the injury and said he was good, seemingly brushing off the significance of the injury. We'll likely hear a little bit more about it Monday during Hue Jackson's day after press conference. Whatever Jackson has to say, McFadden will likely have to test it in practice before we can get any kind of definitive answer. McFadden will probably be listed as limited for much of the week, although a quick healing could change that.
Whether McFadden can play or not, I'd suspect we'll see more of Michael Bush. When healthy, McFadden is an absolute beast, but the problem has always been keeping Run DMC healthy. Mixing in Bush a bit more might be the key to keeping McFadden in the lineup for 16 games this year.
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