AFC West: Miek Scifres

AFC West blackouts looming

November, 29, 2012
11/29/12
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Oakland’s home game against Cleveland on Sunday will be blacked out on local television. It stops a 13-game streak in which games were shown on local television. The Chargers’ home game against Cincinnati on Sunday is also blacked out. It’s the Chargers’ second straight blackout.

In other AFC West news:

In San Diego, linebacker Donald Butler (groin), safety Darrell Stuckey (hamstring) and receiver Eddie Royal (hamstring) did not practice for the second straight day Thursday, and the team is preparing to play against Cincinnati on Sunday without them. Linebacker Jarret Johnson (back) and punter Mike Scifres (ankle) were limited Thursday. However, safety Eric Weddle (concussion), guard Tyronne Green (hamstring) linebacker Antwan Barnes (hamstring) and linebacker Larry English (calf) all practiced fully Thursday after they were all limited Wednesday. Barring setbacks, they should be able to play Sunday.

Kansas City safety Kendrick Lewis (shoulder) did not practice for the second straight day. Receiver Dexter McCluster (head) was not limited in pactice Thursday after not practicing Wednesday.

Denver defensive end Robert Ayers missed his second straight day of practice. He is away from the team because of the death of his father.

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