The dawn of a new era for the Raiders has been in full swing for the better part of six months now. The next phase begins in a little more than 30 minutes, when the 89 players on the roster assemble on the two practice fields here in Napa for the first training camp practice.
It remains to be seen whether all 89 players are able to practice at full tilt. Coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that he wasn’t sure at the time whether all his players passed their physicals.
For sure, we are told, the likes of center Stefen Wisniewski, running back Darren McFadden and wide receiver Denarius Moore will be on the field.
The first practice begins at 8:50 a.m. and is expected to run until 11 or so. From there, it’s on to a news conference with Allen and player interviews.
I will be Tweeting live from the field throughout practice and posting throughout the day.
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