As the Oakland Raiders prepare for their short week matchup with their AFC West rival Kansas City Chiefs, any hope for playmakers Darren McFadden and Jacoby Ford to return to action continues to fade as both did not participate in Thursday practice according to Silver and Black insider Steve Corkran.
Corkran tweeted about both at Raiders practice earlier today:
Darren McFadden not at practice. Likely means no playing in Saturday's game.— Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) December 22, 2011
Jacoby Ford is not practicing, either.— Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) December 22, 2011
Corkran also mentioned that Taiwan Jones and Michael Bush were both a full go at practice, while with Ford out T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Denarius Moore fielded punts. John Henderson and Michael Huff were both not practicing, though Huff was seen riding the stationary bike.
With the Raiders needing to win out to have any playoff chances, they'll need all hands on deck to get it done this week.
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