Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin miss practice because of rest day

ALAMEDA – Star defensive end Khalil Mack and linebacker Bruce Irvin did not exercise Wednesday, but the crew participation report noted neither had an harm.

Each stretched using the staff just before walking from the industry in the course of the part open to media. A Raiders spokesman mentioned equally ended up absent because they got a rest day.

The Raiders fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday, and Wednesday’s follow was the team’s 1st given that the shift. Shortly just after the announcement Tuesday afternoon, Irvin tweeted, “BULL****.” Norton was Irvin’s linebackers coach along with the Seahawks from 2012-14.

Requested how he handles responses like Irvin’s tweet, Raiders’ head coach Jack Del Rio stated the following Wednesday:

“I really don’t check out and ‘handle’ them. I feel the biggest point will be to understand the relationship, regard that, give him a little bit area after which you can at the conclusion of the day, we’re going to get on with our work. But, I’m human. It wasn’t easy for me possibly.”

Also absent from Wednesday’s follow ended up cornerback David Amerson (foot), appropriate guard Gabe Jackson (ankle) and broad receiver Johnny Holton (concussion).

Holton still left Sunday’s game against the Patriots within the initially 50 % to be evaluated for any concussion. He later returned for the game, so Wednesday’s personal injury designation arrives for a bit of the shock.

Amerson has missed the last a few game titles, leaving an presently having difficulties Oakland secondary all the more depleted.

Correct deal with Marshall Newhouse (hip/quad) was confined in apply just after missing Sunday’s game and linebacker Cory James (knee) was constrained.