Gallery, McFadden return


Left guard Robert Gallery and running back Darren McFadden were on the field Wednesday as the Raiders concluded warmups and drills and started practice in preparation to face the 49ers.

Although it remains to be seen how much they will practice, Gallery was taking his spot with the first team offensive line during group drills.

Quarterback Bruce Gradkowski was on the field but not participating, wearing his red No. 5 jersey with no pads and without a helmet. He will in all likelihood give way to Jason Campbell Sunday because of an injured right shoulder.

Other injured players who were on the field were cornerback Walter McFadden (hamstring), defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (shoulder) and linebacker Quentin Groves (hamstring).

Among those not participating was defensive tackle John Henderson (stress fracture), running back Michael Bennett (hamstring), linebacker Thomas Howard (knee) and linebacker Travis Goethel (lower back). Goethel was working out with a member of the athletic training staff on a nearby field.

Goethel has declined comment about the specifics of his injury but said last week he was getting closer to getting on the field.

More to come . . .


Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer

  • Did you know that the lead singer for Quiet Riot, Frankie Banali, well his dad used to take him to singing lessons when he was a kid. Cum on fell the noize, girls rock your boyz, we’ll get wild wild wild.

  • Good point Oakglenn, I think that is why JaMarcus Rusell had such a hard time in Oakland, and now in life, is because he doesn’t have a daddy. Jeez.

  • Davis = No daddy
    Kiffin = No daddy
    JaMarcus = No daddy

    makes all the sense in the world. Too bad Al didn’t step in and be a father figure for Kiffin and JaMarcus, can you imagine how many superbowls we would have by now? Not to mention how many proud daddys there would be. Oh bless us our lady of the valley.

  • Why do trolls do it?

    I believe that most trolls are sad people, living their lonely lives vicariously through those they see as strong and successful.

    Disrupting a stable newsgroup gives the illusion of power, just as for a few, stalking a strong person allows them to think they are strong, too.

    For trolls, any response is ‘recognition’; they are unable to distinguish between irritation and admiration; their ego grows directly in proportion to the response, regardless of the form or content of that response.

    Trolls, rather surprisingly, dispute this, claiming that it’s a game or joke; this merely confirms the diagnosis; how sad do you have to be to find such mind-numbingly trivial timewasting to be funny?

    Remember that trolls are cowards; they’ll usually post just enough to get an argument going, then sit back and count the responses (Yes, that’s what they do!).


  • Hate to state the obvious, but, prime example:

    Tiger Woods = yup, you guessed it, no daddy and look what happened to him.

  • I think Oakglenn just wanted to say hello, Kell.

  • KoolKell they do it because they don’t have dads.

  • Hello Oakglenn. You don’t have to troll to say hello. Just pop in and say hi. It’s cool, we still like you.

  • priesttj

    Oakglenn my main man is that you? If so it’s been to long brotha come on back man we need you.

  • LOL. OMFG. wow.

  • popcicledrip

    is antonio bryant a FA

  • Bauce 4 Real

    AIG…..I gave Ray an option of his email…..he can make one up easily but he was a coward about it…….resident coward? lol r8eray already came to our tailgate and didnt know Bob and I. Also Bob and I were shown yelling in the stands on comcast with MistaBrown as our witness. Also I and VR kept dropping the word on the street on Russell and it was found out we werent liars. I also got pic of JC to jerry before any bay area media knew he was here. Sorry but my word holds more weight here than yours ever could. You live in memphis enuff said lol

    As for points left on the field…..when you dont get a TD in redzone….that is points left on field you moron. Do you know football at all?

    AIG you got an email I’ll send ya the pic of Seyi and I. Faider Ray is upset because he is beneath me and knows it. See I go to games….i live in HOME area so I am a HOMER lol. Notice I was talking up Seyi since spring. You have no credibility compared to me. You are beneath me in every way in life in general punk. Come to a game you loser

  • fat kidd

    popcicledrip Says:
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:14 pm
    is antonio bryant a FA

    …………..is antonio bryant a fatherless athlete no his father is still alive……….