Haden out, Mack to play for Browns vs. Raiders
Sunday, October 16, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden is inactive against the Oakland Raiders with a sprained left knee, while starting center Alex Mack while recovering from an appendectomy.
The Raiders are without fullback Marcel Reece (ankle) and cornerbacks Chris Johnson (hamstring) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Haden and Mack were listed as questionable for the game. Mack practiced Friday as he recovers from the appendectomy on Oct. 3. Haden missed all of practice this week and will be replaced in the lineup by Dimitri Patterson.
Manase Tonga is starting at fullback for the Raiders and rookie DeMarcus Van Dyke is filling in at cornerback.