Raiders’ safety Karl Joseph may play in the preseason opener after all. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
The Raiders announced three players who will not suit up for Friday’s exhibition opener against the Arizona Cardinals and safety Karl Joseph isn’t among the them.
Running back Jalen Richard, safety Jimmy Hall and cornerback Antonio Hamilton are the three who won’t suit up at University of Phoenix Stadium. Richard missed Wednesday’s practice for undisclosed reasons and Hall has missed the past four practices. Continue Reading
Raiders DT Dan Williams makes his first return to Arizona since signing with Oakland last year. (Rick Scuteri/Associated Press)
RAIDERS (0-0) VS. CARDINALS (0-0)
7 p.m., Friday, University of Phoenix Stadium
TV: KTVU (Beth Mowins, Matt Millen, Nicole Zaloumis, John Tournour)
Radio: 102.1/98.5 (Greg Papa, Tom Flores, Lincoln Kennedy)
Cardinals by 3
Second-round pick Jihad Ward is a Raiders player to watch Friday night. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Raiders opened last preseason by using their first drive to feed their new hog. Then rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper had four offensive touches on the opening possession.
That doesn’t figure to be the case Friday with their latest first-round pick, as safety Karl Joseph is likely to sit out when the Raiders kick off against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Continue Reading