Evening AFC West notes

Oakland running back Darren McFadden and receiver Jacoby Ford did not practice Monday. The team is not saying if they are on track to play Sunday at Minnesota. McFadden has been out since Week 7. Ford was injured Thursday at San Diego.

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The Broncos are hopeful Willis McGahee can play Thursday night against the Jets. He left Sunday’s win over the Chiefs with a hamstring injury. He could have come back in an emergency situation. Denver will need him with Knowshon Moreno out for the year with a torn ACL in his knee.

The Raiders worked out six lesser-known players Monday.

The Chargers were missing several players at practice Monday.