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First-round draft pick Hayden back on the field

By Steve Corkran
Friday, July 26th, 2013 at 2:20 pm in Oakland Raiders.

NAPA — First-round draft pick D.J. Hayden still has a ways to go before he can turn it loose all the way. However, he is well enough to be on the field and taking part in every activity at the Raiders training camp.
Hayden was on the non-football-injury list Thursday as a precaution until the Raiders got a chance to gauge Hayden’s progress from a surgery in May. He came off the NFI list after he passed a physical and participated in the Raiders first practice here Friday.
“Yeah, I was active, participating in all the drills, got a couple reps in,” Hayden said. “I feel good.”
He might feel well, but the Raiders aren’t taking any chances with a player that underwent a surgery two months ago to remove scar tissue in his abdominal region, which built up as a result of a surgery last November to repair a ruptured vein.
Therefore, Hayden wore a red, no-contact jersey, just as quarterbacks, kickers and punters do during practice. Coach Dennis Allen said Hayden isn’t limited physically. It’s just prudent to ease Hayden back into things after going without contact for eight months or so.
“When you draft a guy like that, that has the talent that he has and we expect him to be able to help our football team, we want to make sure we’re smart and do the right things in bringing him along, let him get acclimated,” Allen said.
Hayden said he feels as if he’s ready to go full tilt. Yet, he’s going to follow orders until team doctors/trainers give him the green light to crank it up.
Once that happens, Hayden can put that behind him and get about the business of validating the Raiders selection of him with the 12th pick of the NFL draft in April.
“I’m looking forward to it,” Hayden said. “I can’t wait to get that first contact in. Then I can feel relief.”

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  • http://WhyWontGodHealAmputees.com Sir RaiderDuck, OMS

    We’re expecting apologies from all the “Hayden will never see the field this season” crowd.

  • mcfadden20.

    Hayden will never play this season

    - stupid idiots

  • the famous dr robert

    The Famous Dr Robert Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:22 pm
    U don’t seem to be the real mcf20. Odd u would try to be him.

  • RaiderRockstar

    Hayden = DROY

  • mcfadden20.

    Hayden = future HOF

  • JLofty

    put the pads on!

  • Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect

    * PROMOTIONAL REPOST *

    Brahs, any of you in town tonight stop by Jer Ne for the Dawg’s friday night hip hop / comedy spectacular

    I’ll be laying down fresh raps and also trying out new jokes for my explosive comedy routine

    Usually after a couple zingers there’s a few ladies on their knees fighting to unzip and unleash the Lawg (14.8 inches and growing)

    I have my handlers take care of them ho’s (stuff them in my suite) and quickly get back to the funny

    Gotta give the fanz what they want

    THAT JUST HOW THEM BIG DAWGS BARK

  • mcfadden20.

    Is the practice over already

  • RaiderRockstar
  • Raider E

    Hayden = DROY

    ——————–

    Hopefully Sio will have plenty to say about that.

  • http://ho-lee-fuk 909RaiderLifer

    Pace yourself Cork..

    We don’t need you to go down with finger cramps on the first day of camp…..

  • mcfadden20.

    Beech get out of your bed n do somethinh productive , stop masturbating to 1980s porn you no lame troll

  • papertiger418

    But what about FORD!? Did he and DMAC make it through practice?

  • Purvisman/Intrepid/Eternal Optimist

    What’s up with this ‘moderation’ crap?
    Purvisman/Intrepid/Eternal Optimist Says: Your comment is awaiting moderation.

  • Purvisman/Intrepid/Eternal Optimist

    Guess it was only that one post.

  • Raider E

    Got you on a tight leash.

  • Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect

    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:27 pm
    Beech get out of your bed n do somethinh productive , stop masturbating to 1980s porn you no lame troll

    ———

    Are you Nob’s kid sister?

  • the famous dr robert

    Pryor sucks.

    Doctor out.

  • realtruraider

    So…..its obvious the Doc is back, well it was nice while it lasted, but now theres a whole lot more post to skip over with him and his childish pissing matches smh

  • mcfadden20.

    Forgot about Sio Moore = Co ROY with Hayden and future HOF

  • Raider E

    TRU

  • JLofty

    There are naughty words that get you in the purg moderation queue Llamaman. They are unknown and often really random and not partic naughty…

  • the famous dr robert

    Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:29 pm
    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:27 pm
    Beech get out of your bed n do somethinh productive , stop masturbating to 1980s porn you no lame troll

    ———

    Are you Nob’s kid sister?
    ******

    It’s little brothers we have to keep away from u, ur cucumbers and ur boy band auditions.

  • mcfadden20.

    Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:29 pm
    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:27 pm
    Beech get out of your bed n do somethinh productive , stop masturbating to 1980s porn you no lame troll

    ———

    Are you Nob’s kid sister?


    Is that seriously your comeback ? Way to prove your lameness , not that anybody who frequently come to this site doesn’t know , but glad you reassured the notion

  • Raider E

    Thought you were “out”

  • the famous dr robert

    Realtruraider Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:30 pm
    So…..its obvious the Doc is back, well it was nice while it lasted, but now theres a whole lot more post to skip over with him and his childish pissing matches smh
    *******
    I can pee further than u.

  • mcfadden20.

    I put Sio Moore total QB Sacks at 12.5

  • mcfadden20.

    Hayden will have 6 ints or more

  • papertiger418

    Don’t talk about alpacas or llamas, Purv! Animal husbandry is a hot topic for the censors.

  • mcfadden20.

    McFadden 1500 yards rushing

  • the famous dr robert

    Raider E Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:32 pm
    Thought you were “out”
    ********
    On the way. But my fans want encores.

    Get ur fifty bucks ready.

    Btw, do u want an injury clause in our bet? Just want clarification.

  • Raider E

    14

  • 24

    With all due respect…I love the Raiders but hyping players into being the DROY is a little over the top. How about stay healthy and have a solid year? Don’t raise the expectations too high. Besides, a player doesn’t have to have an award to be great. Just be consistently good.

  • Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect

    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:32 pm
    Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:29 pm
    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:27 pm
    Beech get out of your bed n do somethinh productive , stop masturbating to 1980s porn you no lame troll

    ———

    Are you Nob’s kid sister?


    Is that seriously your comeback ? Way to prove your lameness , not that anybody who frequently come to this site doesn’t know , but glad you reassured the notion

    ———-

    That’s a yes. Only a Bust family member can meltdown that quick. Shout out to Biggie Smalls, whuttup

  • mcfadden20.

    Lamar Houston 9-12 sacks

  • mcfadden20.

    Lame comeback again

  • willy91137

    McFadden 1500 yards map lending 3500 yards were in the playoffs

  • mcfadden20.

    I guess Shame is not that big part of your life eh

  • mcfadden20.

    I really want Wilson to start outright

  • mcfadden20.

    Forget about competition

  • Raider E

    DHB is as tough as they come.

    You want one. History suggests that you may.

  • rediaR

    Mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:37 pm
    I really want Wilson to start outright
    —————————-
    I don’t. Bad for him, probably bad for us imo.

  • Beeeeeech Dawg N Full Effect

    Brahs, the Dawg just snuck down to the pool to do some yoga and a super fine MILF just commented on how the Lawg looks “like he added some impressive length”

    So we hopped in the jacuzzi for quick underwater test feel

    She ended up making large mayonnaise explosion in the bubbles, like hella dang

    Got out before she got busted by hotel security, that’s life in the big city (with B Diddy)

    HOLLA WHUT WHUT WIGGLES

  • willy91137

    I really want Wilson to start outright

    you want to see how many interceptions he can throw in one game

    was toddler hands

  • mcfadden20.

    TE IS BIG CONCERN ON THIS TEAM NEED SOMEONE TO STEP UP

  • mcfadden20.

    Beech on Internet = so called player

    In reality = lame old hairy ass fart who hasn’t taken shower in a week

  • http://WhyWontGodHealAmputees.com Sir RaiderDuck, OMS

    mcfadden20. Says:
    July 26th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    TE IS BIG CONCERN ON THIS TEAM NEED SOMEONE TO STEP UP

    ================================

    Either Kasa or Rivera’s time is now.

  • Raider E

    The whole recieving corp and the QB throwing to them is a question mark on this team.

    Hence why Rob is filling his penny jar to pay the E.

  • SnBG

    Flynn is the starter, time to accept that fact.

    Aus will start at TE also, time to accept that fact.

  • Dakota

    Any news?

    McFadden injured yet?

    Has Pryor learned to throw?

    Did Hayden die fron his first contact hit…..oh yeah, red jersey, never mind.

    Are any of our picks any good?

    Did Jason Tarver get fired yet?