Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr has recovered from a concussion, but he will be inactive for the Friday game in Green Bay due to bruised ribs. Dennis Allen has stated that he does not want to expose Carr to further injury.
Raiders receiver Brice Butler has been diagnosed with a concussion, reports the Oakland Tribune. Through two preseason games, Butler leads Oakland in receiving with eight catches for 118 yards and a touchdown.
Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drewsuffered a finger injury during Friday's preseason game against the Lions, according to the Bay Area News Group. Jones-Drew shared first-team reps with Darren McFadden and finished the game with six carries for 12 yards. He has eight carries for 22 yards through two games.
Jones-Drew will look to play the third preseason on Friday at Green Bay.
Chiefs wide receiver Junior Hemingwaywas forced out of Sunday's preseason game at Carolina with a hip injury, the team announced. He sustained the injury in the second quarter and was unable to return for the remainder of the game. Hemingway was targeted once and finished without a grab.
Chiefs cornerback Sanders Commings underwent surgery after fracturing his fibula and suffering a high ankle sprain in Wednesday's practice, reports TWC SportsChannel. Commings got hurt on a juke move by running back Jamaal Charles.