Michael Huff likely to stay at CB

November, 10, 2012
11/10/12
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It appears Michael Huff will stay at cornerback for the rest the season now that Oakland Raiders cut Pat Lee and put Shawntae Spencer on the injured reserve.

The Raiders started the season with Ronald Bartell and Spencer as the starting cornerbacks. However, Bartell was injured in the first game of the season and Spencer was hurt in the second game. Huff was moved from safety to cornerback out of necessity.

Bartell returned from injured reserve Saturday. It appears Bartell and Huff will be the starters for the rest of the season. I think Huff’s future position will be predicated on where the Raiders upgrade in the offseason.

The decision to cut Lee is a bit strange with Spencer going on the injured reserve. Lee has started seven straight games. He is not a great starter, but I have a hard time thinking he doesn’t belong on the Oakland roster for depth reasons.

Meanwhile, Oakland added running back Jeremy Stewart from the practice squad Saturday. He should be active Sunday at Baltimore because running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are both out with high ankle sprains.

In other AFC West news:

As expected, Kansas City defensive end Glenn Dorsey is out for Monday night’s game at Pittsburgh. Tackle Branden Albert and (back) and center Ryan Lilja (neck) are questionable to play in the game.

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter

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