Raiders down 3 cornerbacks vs. Broncos

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders are without three of their top four cornerbacks against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

Starter Carlos Rogers (knee) and backups TJ Carrie (ankle) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) are all inactive with injuries Sunday. DJ Hayden will likely start alongside Tarell Brown with Neiko Thorpe and rookie Keith McGill playing as backups.

Starting linebacker Nate Irving (knee) and running back Montee Ball (groin) are out for Denver. Backup tight end Virgil Green (calf) is also out. The other inactives are cornerback Tony Carter, running back Kapri Bibbs, and offensive linemen Paul Cornick and T Michael Schofield.

The other inactives for Oakland are quarterback Matt McGloin, tight end David Ausberry and offensive linemen Gabe Jackson and Tony Bergstrom.


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