Bruce Kluckhohn-US PRESSWIRE
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are almost completely healthy, while the Raiders have a number of significant injuries.
The Bucs have had an odd year of injuries. They've faced numerous season-ending injuries to key players, but have otherwise barely had to deal with injuries. They may have lost Adrian Clayborn, Davin Joseph and Carl Nicks for the season, but almost everyone else has been healthy. Injuries are an all-or-nothing deal for Tampa Bay, it seems.
That holds true this week, as the Bucs have a bunch of injuries but none of them particularly serious. Four players are listed as Probable, and each of them is expected to play. That includes Eric Wright, who missed some time with an Achilles injury earlier this week.
The same can't be said of the Raiders, who face numerous serious injuries. Starters Shawntae Spencer and Khalif Barnes have been out for an extended amount of time and have been declared out for Sunday's game as well. Meanwhile, starting linebacker Rolando McClain is Questionable, as is backup running back Taiwan Jones. They also have a whopping 12 players listed as Probable. The Raiders don't have an overabundance of talent to begin with, and a few injuries will make it harder for them to compete.
Full Injury Report
T Khalif Barnes (groin), CB Shawntae Spencer (foot)
LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder)
RB Taiwan Jones (knee), LB Rolando McClain (toe)
DT Desmond Bryant (elbow), LB Travis Goethel (back), RB Mike Goodson (toe), K Sebastian Janikowski (left groin), RB Darren McFadden (shoulder), S Michael Mitchell (finger), DT Richard Seymour (knee), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), T Willie Smith (ankle), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), T Jared Veldheer (elbow), C Stefen Wisniewski (ankle)