Raiders holding breath after injuries mount in Week 1 win

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While the Raiders managed to sneak out of North Carolina with a 34-30 win over the Panthers on Sunday, it might take some time before they recover from some of the injuries they suffered along the way.

It all started with right tackle Trent Brown leaving the game after three plays with a calf injury — a situation he dealt with last week in practice — followed by his backup, Sam Young, suffering a groin injury.

It left the Raiders digging so deep into their depth chart they needed Denzelle Good, their reserve guard, to play the majority of the game at right tackle.


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