Sunday, October 18, 2009
Pregame notes from Oakland
By Bill Williamson
Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson
OAKLAND -- Oakland receiver Chaz Schilens is inactive. He was a game-time decision. Schilens has been out with a broken foot.
- Oakland receiver Javon Walker is active. He has played four snaps all season.
- Gary Russell is starting for Oakland at fullback in place of the injured Luke Lawton.
- Eagles rookie Jeremy Maclin is starting in front of Kevin Curtis, who is inactive.
- Oakland coach Tom Cable was jogging around the field about three hours before game time.
- It is a 63 degrees and cloudy in Oakland
- The stadium is empty. About 45,000 fans are expected to attend the game in the 61,000-seat Coliseum.