The fact that fullback Marcel Reece was practicing, albeit in a limited capacity, should bode well for his availability Sunday night against San Diego. And if McFadden cannot play – with his injury history, it would be hard to argue with the Raiders sitting him for two weeks and taking advantage of the ensuing bye week – Reece would be the third tailback, behind Rashad Jennings and Jeremy Stewart.
“He ran around a bit yesterday and tested it out,” coach Dennis Allen said of Reece’s sprained left knee. “He felt good and was able to practice today. I thought he had a good practice, so we’ll continue to monitor him throughout the week, but I was encouraged to see him out there.”
Following, then, is the Raiders’ injury report for Wednesday: