The Oakland Raiders are expected to place Justin Tuck (torn right pectoral muscle) on IR, CSN Bay Area reports.
With the defensive end slated to have surgery in the next few days, look for Mario Edwards to replace Tuck in the Raiders' starting lineup, beginning with the team's Oct. 25 contest against the Chargers.
Coach Jack Del Rio relayed Wednesday that the MRI on Justin Tuck 's injured shoulder is "not good," the Sacramento Bee reports.
While Del Rio would not speculate whether the injury could land Tuck on season-ending injured reserve, at this stage it looks like the defensive end is bound to miss some action.
Tuck was able to log full practices both Thursday and Friday, so it's no surprise to see him take the field Sunday afternoon. The 32-year-old has nine combined tackles so far this season and will look to build on that total in the road matchup.
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"(He's) Raider-ish," Tuck said, per the Detroit Free Press. "And that's one of the reasons why I know Raider Nation would applaud that move, beyond the fact that he's an awesome football player. He kind of fits the mold of ... the toughness and the ferocious player that built the
It is speculated Suh will receive a contract worth at least $100 million. Tuck believes the three-time All-Pro deserves such a lucrative deal.
"The thing about him, you know what you're getting every day. Some of the tactics, you could probably do without, but he's a hell of a football player," Tuck said. "I would love to have the opportunity to line up beside of him and let him take all the double teams that I normally take."
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