KANSAS CITY -- To the surprise of no one, running back Darren McFadden (foot), receiver Jacoby Ford (foot) and quarterback Jason Campbell (collarbone) were ruled out on Friday of the Raiders' game on Saturday against the Kansas City Chiefs.Also ruled out were defensive tackle John Henderson (knee) and free safety Michael Huff (hamstring).Listed as questionable were running backs Michael Bush (shoulder) and Taiwan Jones (hamstring) and receiver Louis Murphy (groin).
Listed as probable were running back Rock Cartwright (calf), safety Matt Giordano (shoulder), defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (toe), cornerbackreturner Bryan McCann (concussion), receivers Denarius Moore (foot) and Chaz Schilens (hip) and center Samson Satele (shoulder).Bush, Jones, Kelly and Murphy were all limited in Friday's closed walk-through practice.
ALAMEDA – Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected from Thursday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs for making contact with an official.
He was on the sideline to start a 3rd-down-and-16 play in the second quarter, when a draw was called. Quarterback Derek Carr was stopped quickly, yet Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters delivered a late hit many Raiders didn’t appreciate.
A scuffle ensued, and Lynch ran on to the field to enter the fray. You can’t do that.
It seemed like he was getting between Raiders teammates and Peters, Lynch’s good friend and fellow Oakland native. He made contact with an official during the incident, and seemed to push him before realizing the man was wearing stripes.
He was ejected by rule and forced to leave the field immediately. Lynch will be fined $30,387 for making contact with an official and will possibly face a suspension.
The Raiders were granted a first down, but ultimately missed a field goal attempt.
Lynch wasn’t active on that drive or the series before, spending that time with his helmet off. The Chiefs were ahead 17-14 when Lynch was ejected. He had two carries for nine yards at the time.
The Raiders are aiming to snap a four-game losing streak as they take on the first-place Chiefs Thursday night under the lights in Oakland. And they will be thin in the middle of their defense.
Cory James and Marquel Lee are both inactive, but a well-known new face is ready to go.
Oakland will turn to veteran NaVorro Bowman, along with two undrafted rookies, Woodson Luster and Nicholas Morrow, to man the middle.
The following players have been ruled out tonight vs. the Chiefs:
Cornerback Gareon Conley
Quarterback Connor Cook
Linebacker Cory James
Linebacker Marquel Lee
Tackle Marshall Newhouse
Defensive End Jihad Ward
Tackle Jylan Ware