HENDERSON, Nev. Las Vegas Raiders facing Trent Brown was put back on the bench / COVID-19 on Thursday, the second time he was on the list after testing positive for coronavirus two weeks ago.
Raiders died because Brown still had complications of the disease.
Brown was off the list last week and is scheduled to start in Cleveland last Sunday, but an incident occurred while he was being given a pregame IV injection that left him hospitalized overnight. . He rejoined the Raiders on Wednesday before landing on the bench / COVID-19 again.
“There have been some reports online and I won’t cover Trent Brown until he comes back to the field with us,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said on Wednesday. “But he’s in good spirits. I said everything is fine. But for now, I’ll just leave it there.”
Brown, 27, has played 10 times or more in just 11 of 23 games for the Raiders since signing a $ 66 million free, $ 66 million contract in March 2019. He has appeared in just as little as possible. two matches this season: season opening. victory at Carolina, in which he played just three seconds after exacerbating a calf injury left him confined to the training camp, and an October 11 win in Kansas City.
“I can tell you straightforwardly, I don’t live for anyone’s compliments and I won’t die from their criticisms,” Brown said on October 9 on single media. in season. “First of all I am a man. I have not come this far by listening to all the gossip and doubts. I just come to work and do my job every day. I’m not human. Only in the league getting injured. They should really be glad it’s not as serious as the others. “
Raiders (4-3), who played at Los Angeles Chargers (2-5) on Sunday, didn’t have seven other players to practice on Thursday, including safe Johnathan Abram and rerun Josh Jacobs, both Both are listed as cured. It was the second day in a row that Abram quit training.
However, Las Vegas opened the 21-day window with full-back Damon Arnette, who entered the injured bench on October 2 with his wrist and thumb injured in the 3 rd week’s defeat to the New England Patriots. Arnette was also on the COVID-19 list from October 19 to 30.
“He’s in good condition [and] It is interesting to have him back, “Arnette’s defense coordinator Paul Guenther said on Thursday.” Obviously, he got a really hot start here early on in the camp and was in the starting lineup for us our first few soccer games. So he will become a really good player. He just took his leg back under him.
“Like I said, every week there might be a few small tweaks or tweaks, or a few new things we make in the game plan and he’s always on top of those so we’re happy to be Have him back. Anytime you can add a player of your caliber, that’s an interesting thing. “
Raiders were also promoted from the backward training team Theo Riddick, who dashed 13 yards in two games against Buffalo Bills in Week 4.