HENDERSON, Nev. — Las Vegas Raiders rookie receiver Henry Ruggs III, the speediest player in the 2020 draft, was dominated out Sunday against the New England Patriots with knee and hamstring accidents.
Ruggs wounded his hamstring in practice on Thursday.
Ruggs, who caught 3 passes for 55 yards and carried the ball twice for 11 yards in the Raiders’ time-opening acquire at Carolina, tweaked a knee in the 1st fifty percent of that match. He was predominantly a decoy in Monday night’s defeat of the New Orleans Saints, with one particular catch for 4 yards on a few targets, nevertheless he did attract a very important go interference penalty in the fourth quarter on a deep move from Derek Carr.
Two other Raiders starters were also dominated out in right deal with Trent Brown (calf) and center linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (pectoral). Both ended up injured at Carolina and neither played against the Saints.
In the meantime, Raiders operating back again Josh Jacobs (hip) and tight conclusion Darren Waller (knee) both of those practiced Friday for the first time since Monday night’s residence opener and had been equally mentioned as questionable to participate in in New England.
Also, still left guard Richie Incognito went on IR earlier this week with an Achilles damage.