Raiders C Hudson may miss second game
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders may be without starting center Rodney Hudson when they try to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday in Detroit.
Hudson, who sat out last week’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings with an ankle injury, returned to practice this week and seemed to be making progress but coach Jack Del Rio didn’t sound so optimistic when asked about Hudson’s availability.
Hudson was limited Friday and is listed as questionable.
Tony Bergstrom will start for Oakland if Hudson is unavailable. Bergstrom made his first career start at center against the Vikings and drew praise from both Hudson and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave.
Still, Hudson is the anchor of the Raiders offensive line after signing a $44.5 million, five-year contract in March. At the time, it made Hudson the highest-paid center in the NFL. Miami’s Mike Pouncey has since surpassed him.
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