So much for DHB vs. Hall

Looks like the matchup between the receiver who can’t get open and the cornerback who can’t cover anyone won’t come to pass.

Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall, whose eight-game tenure in Oakland was typified by giving up huge cushions and lot of completions, has already been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Raiders at the Coliseum because of a knee injury, Washington coach Jim Zorn told reporters.

Meanwhile, Darrius Heyward-Bey, who had nine catches for 124 yards despite being targeted 40 times in 11 starts, was not present as practice began, a strong indication he won’t play against the Redskins because of a foot strain.

Notably, Washington has also ruled out defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth (ankle) due to an ankle injury, further weakening the NFL’s 24th-ranked run defense, as well as fullback Mike Sellers (thigh bruise).

Raiders defensive end Greg Ellis had his helmet and was talking with fellow defensive linemen as practice began, although he’s done that before and not participated.

More to come later . . .


Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer

  • new englandraider

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  • Plunketthead

    I have not named Dakotas kid but if I did I would just got it over with at a young age and name him
    Dickhead Dakota

    Dak is good at letting me throw darts now and then and thats a dart

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  • Plunketthead

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  • DMAC

    What type of NFL back you guys think Gerhart will be?

  • DMAC

    Later fellas. Gotta go. Hope everyone has a good warm weekend!

  • aig

    Man, I am just glad Moss aint never going to win any SB. In my life, I have seen a lot of guys like him with that attitude. I can’t stand guys like that. You can never build a team with those guys.

    Here’s to hoping Al gets another one from Bill.

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  • M Lonetree

    Raider to do list for Sunday :

    limit big plays on special teams and on defense (‘skins not good enough to sustain long drives)
    pound the rock to control the clock (take pressure off of Grads to have to be a miracle worker)

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  • chucka1122

    Hopefully the foot sprain DHB has will keep him out of the next couple of seasons…

  • Vinous

    “Darrius Heyward-Bey, who had nine catches for 124 yards despite being targeted 40 times in 11 starts”

    Targeted is the key word

    Not to excuse his drops

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