It was looking like this was going to the be the case all week long, but 95.7 The Game's Raider's insider John Dickinson tweeted earlier on Friday that neither running back Darren McFadden nor wide receiver/kick returner Jacoby Ford were taking part in Raiders practice on Friday, signaling the likely fact that they won't be suiting up against the Detroit Lions this Sunday.
Per John Dickinson on Twitter:
No Darren McFadden or Jacoby Ford at #Raiders practice. They will likely be ruled OUT for Sunday @957thegame— John Dickinson (@JDJohnDickinson) December 16, 2011
McFadden was absent at team practices all week, while Ford was seen doing some work with trainers and some light cardio during the week, but never took part of team practices. Both being out isn't exactly a surprise, but having them against a dangerous Detroit squad would have gave the Silver and Black two more explosive playmakers on their push towards the playoffs.
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