According to the team's official website, the following players are not expected to dress for the Raiders Friday night against Green Bay: Sebastian Janikowski, Taiwan Jones, D.J. Hayden, Chimdi Chekwa, Matt McCants, Lucas Nix, Justin Ellis, David Ausberry and Nick Kasa.
According to ESPN, the following players will not suit up for the Raiders Friday night against the Lions in preseason action: Chimdi Chekwa, Neiko Thorpe, Lucas Nix, Justin Ellis, David Ausberry, Nick Kasa, Brandian Ross, Usama Young.
Raiders second-year tight end Nick Kasa tore his ACL in Tuesday's practice and is out for the season, reports CSNBayArea.com.
Raiders tight end Nick Kasa made his only reception of the season count for six during Sunday's season finale against the Broncos in Week 17. Kasa caught a 9-yard pass from Terrelle Pryor in the end zone with 46 second remaining in the game. He was targeted twice in a 34-14 defeat.
The Raiders received minor contributions from several role players during Sunday's blowout loss to the Chiefs in Week 15.In the running game, fullback Jamize Olawale rushed for two yards on one carry. In the passing game, Taiwan Jones, who converted to cornerback before the start of the season, came down with a short pass from Matt McGloin and took it up the field for a 52-yard gain for his only catch of the day. He also lost a fumble.Chimdi Chekwa also caught one pass for a gain of 22 yards. Jeron Mastrud and Nick Kasa both received a target but finished the game without a grab.
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