Juron Criner active for Raiders vs. Eagles

Second-year wide receiver Juron Criner is active for the first

time this season for the Oakland Raiders when they take on the

Philadelphia Eagles.

Criner had been a healthy scratch the first seven games before

being activated Sunday ahead of Andre Holmes and Brice Butler.

Among the other inactives for Oakland are injured offensive linemen

Tony Pashos and Andre Gurode.

Rookie offensive tackle Menelik Watson was also active for the

first time for the Raiders after being sidelined with knee and calf


Quarterback Michael Vick, running back Matthew Tucker,

linebacker Jake Knott, tackles Matt Tobin ad Denis Kelly and

receiver B.J. Cunningham are inactive for the Eagles.

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