Raiders’ entire offensive line heads to Reserve/COVID-19 list

Barry Werner
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The Las Vegas Raiders’ game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was shifted from prime time Thursday. Now, there has to be major concern it will be postponed.

According to multiple reports, offensive tackle Trent Brown will be joined on the Reserve/COVID-19 list by his remaining colleagues on the offensive line.

Center Rodney Hudson, guards Gabe Jackson and Denzelle Good, tackle Kolton Miller and safety Johnathan Abram all missed their second straight day of practice Thursday while in quarantine.

All were deemed high-risk according to reports. The Raiders have just five remaining offensive linemen on their 53-man active roster, along with two practice-squad offensive linemen.

That is where the problems exacerbate:

Per ESPN:

NFL rules stipulate that teams must have at least eight offensive linemen on their 48-man rosters for game day. If the Raiders are unable to dress at least eight offensive linemen for Sunday’s game, they would be allowed only a maximum of 47 active players.

This is more troublesome:

 

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