Why Mayock is confident Raiders can weather Williams injury

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Raiders general manager Mike Mayock isn’t sure when injured wide receiver Tyrell Williams is going to practice or play. But he’s confident the team’s reconfigured receiving corps can carry on without him.

“Tyrell is down for whatever period of time,” Mayock said. “But I think the rest of the guys see it as an opportunity.”

Williams has a torn labrum and did not practice Tuesday. Mayock said Williams “will be ready when he’s ready.”

In the meantime, the club will look to Henry Ruggs, who was drafted in the first round, and Bryan Edwards, who was taken in the third. Veterans Nelson Agholor and Zay Jones also are making an impression.


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