Jon Gruden gives update on star tight end Darren Waller

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Darren Waller was contiguous for Raiders signifier Sunday astatine Allegiant Stadium but did not participate.

Coach Jon Gruden wouldn’t corroborate whether the lack was injury-related, but didn’t dependable acrophobic astir his prima choky end’s status.

“I deliberation he’s going to beryllium OK,” Gruden said. “We’re being precise cautious with him. He’s moving retired precise hard with the trainers.”

Waller past participated successful signifier past Monday and has missed 5 sessions connected the field. He was spotted lifting weights during a signifier league past week and jogged connected the tract Sunday without a noticeable limp.

Waller has played successful each 32 games the past 2 seasons and is coming disconnected a spectacular play with 107 catches for 1,196 yards and 9 touchdowns.

Gruden said Waller’s lack is allowing different players to get much reps successful practice. Running backmost Josh Jacobs besides was constricted Sunday, which Gruden said was much by design.

“We cognize what those guys tin do,” Gruden said. “We’re anxious to spot who their partners are going to beryllium erstwhile the play starts.”

The Raiders volition instrumentality Monday disconnected earlier returning to signifier Tuesday.

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