After being listed as suspect in the game on Friday, the Raiders close end Darren Waller (Darren Waller) was determined to be absent from this week’s game on Saturday.
Waller injured his back and left knee in the Thanksgiving victory over the Cowboys and missed the second half of the game. This season Waller contributed 53 catches, advanced 643 yards, and 2 touchdowns. Waller completed 107 catches last season, setting a record in team history.
Waller had previously missed the seventh week of the game due to an ankle injury. Foster Moreau (Foster Moreau) played in his place, contributing 6 catches, advancing 60 yards, and a touchdown.
Raiders acting coach Rich Bisaccia (Rich Bisaccia) said: “We have experienced this twice. Waller also missed a game before. It was Foster who stood up and complemented Greg O. The game plan for Greg Olson (offensive coordinator)… We are also prepared this week.”
Moreau is the Raiders’ 2019 four-round pick and has completed 10 touchdowns in 40 games in his career.