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Raiders third-round pick Muse lands on IR with toe injury

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The Raiders traded one of their three third-round picks Saturday and sent another to injured reserve Sunday.

Rookie Tanner Muse will begin the season on injured reserve with a potential designation to return, general manager Mike Mayock confirmed Sunday.

Muse was the No. 100 overall pick in April’s draft out of Clemson. The 80th overall pick, running back Lynn Bowden, was traded to the Dolphins on Saturday before ever taking a snap for the Raiders. Bryan Edwards, who went No. 81, is expected to be a key contributor at wide receiver.

Muse, who turned 23 Sunday, has a toe injury that hampered him throughout training camp. He is attempting to make the transition from college safety to NFL linebacker.

 

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