Waller led the Raiders in receptions and targets, and his five-yard touchdown grab in the second quarter began a comeback from a 21-10 deficit. Waller topped 1,000 receiving yards on the season with his final grab, becoming only the second TE in the club's history to accomplish that feat -- Christensen did it three times between 1983 and 1986. Las Vegas listed 15 players on the first injury report of the week, including star tight end Darren Waller, who didn’t participate in Wednesday’s practice. The discipline was handed down Monday by the league a week after Darren Waller’s fundraiser raised more than $300,000 for his foundation. The Vegas Nation crew breaks down the latest with the Raiders. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal), Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller leaves the field after an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. Your support makes a difference. The Patriots injury report looks like this: Raiders TE Darren Waller is a ‘dominant player,’ but Patriots ‘got something for him this weekend’, Patriots' James White absent from Friday practice making Sunday’s game unlikely for running back, Patriots center David Andrews broke his thumb, is trying to snap left-handed (report). “I’m well aware of that,” coach Jon Gruden said of the league’s decision. Even if he doesn't quite match the 117 targets he saw during his breakout 2019 campaign, Waller should be a reliable fantasy starter at tight end. James White is officially missing his second straight game and the Patriots will have to break in a new center, Sunday, but Las Vegas might be without its two best weapons when New England hosts the Raiders, Sunday at 1 p.m. White didn’t practice all week. New England Patriots running back James White (28) and center David Andrews (60) will both miss Sunday's game. Waller (knee) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Chiefs. According to a league source, the fines were issued to the Raiders players under the previous guidelines for engaging in conduct detrimental to the integrity of and public confidence in the game. After recording no fewer than six receptions in each of the three games Renfrow missed, Waller's production immediately dipped. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. His longest reception of the day went for just eight yards, and he averaged only 4.6 yards per target. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. David Becker/Associated Press 68 / 88 Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) and quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the regular season game … He was recently reinstated by the NFL after serving a one-year suspension. section: | slug: raiders-darren-waller-and-several-teammates-fined-for-attending-recent-fundraiser-without-masks-per-report | sport: football | route: article_single.us | Waller appears to have made a seamless recovery from thumb surgery in late December. The Darren Waller Foundation held a fundraising event at a country club just outside Las Vegas to help young people overcome drug and alcohol addiction. On the Patriots side, David Andrews wasn’t spotted at practice due to a new hand injury. Waller (knee) was seen stretching at the start of Friday's practice, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports. “I’m going to reiterate that I’m very proud of our players and our staff and the job we’ve done in battling this virus,” Gruden said. Darren Waller on Monday received the largest fine among several Raiders sanctioned for participating in the tight end’s charity fundraiser in Henderson last week. The Raiders have both tight end Darren Waller and running back Josh Jacobs on their list of questionable players. “I know our players are going to handle that individually. Gruden was also docked $100,000 individually. If he can’t go on Sunday, second-year lineman Hjalte Froholdt is the most likely replacement at center. Former Raiders offensive lineman Mario Henderson was 35. Waller played 70 of the Raiders ' 74 offensive snaps in Sunday's 30-23 loss to the Bills, hauling in nine of his 12 targets for 88 yards. There is a chance he loses some early down snaps to Witten, but it's far from a sure thing. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP), Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is seen posing with a fan at at gala for Darren Waller's foundation on Sept. 28, 2020. He finished the season with 90 receptions for 1,145 receiving yards -- 71.6 yards per game -- and three touchdowns. Darren Waller quickly became Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's … Waller appears over the knee issue that may have hampered him last week, and the tight end could see high volume in Week 5 against a Kansas City defense that's allowed two touchdowns to TEs through its first three games. Terms Apply. Waller, the Raiders' do-everything matchup nightmare at tight end, is also a game-time decision. Waller is still a reasonable bet to lead the team in catches and targets, considering he hauled in 76.9 percent of his chances for 9.8 YPT last year. He’s out with a calf injury. Our data provider is having technical issues, live scoring and stats are impacted. The Raiders’ young cornerbacks have to hold up against the opposition for the 2020 season to be a productive one. “The consequences of rescheduling or even missing games are obvious. Waller was suspended four games in 2016 and all of 2017 because of drug violations. Waller brought in five of seven targets for 48 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' 40-32 win over the Chiefs on Sunday. Waller was listed as a non-participant Wednesday on the Raiders' estimated practice report with a knee injury. I know they regret any harm they may have caused. Sean Payton and the Saints also were fined the same amounts. Waller (thumb) has been training in Las Vegas with a large group of Raiders teammates, Josh Schrock of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Follow @AdamHillLVRJ on Twitter. That sanction came on the heels of a $250,000 fine levied against the organization for Gruden’s repeated violations of the league’s sideline mask mandate. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. That bodes well for better results in future weeks, including Week 2 against the Saints. Waller (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots. Players will not be paid for games not played and clubs will similarly suffer financial consequences.”. Waller was also listed as a non-participant Wednesday on the Raiders' estimated practice report, so his status is worth monitoring in advance of Sunday's game against the Patriots. We’ll handle it the right way.”. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Sign up for our free daily Morning and Afternoon Update newsletters. The Raiders did add receivers Ruggs and Bryan Edwards in the draft, which could hurt Waller's targets, but there's no reason to believe the tight end won't be Derek Carr's top target once again in 2020. After such a dominating display, Waller will hope to keep his momentum going Week 3 against the Patriots. He should be a cornerstone in Las Vegas, though fans will surely hope that he improves on 2019's meager three touchdowns. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/stories, at Your support makes a difference. The tight end missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, before returning to a limited session Friday. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. In the end, Waller comfortably led his team in all major receiving categories, with his one-yard touchdown grab on fourth down marking a key play in the second half. Why Darren Waller ranked as David Carr's No. The Raiders … Before the season started, the NFL and NFLPA agreed to new policies this year that would require all players to wear masks while out in public. Waller has looked good in training camp, with Raiders defenders consistently struggling to cover him one-on-one, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports. Waller caught nine of 12 targets for 88 yards in Sunday's 30-23 loss to the Bills. Waller also mentioned that second-year CB, Trayvon Mullen, carries that same confidence and athleticism. What each of the duo is able to do Friday will thus be pivotal with regard to their Week 3 statuses. By agreeing to the use of cookies on our site, you direct us to disclose your personal information to our third party service providers for the purposes for which we collect your information. Waller avoided any setbacks with the thumb injury that required surgery in late December. Limited was a step up after missing practice Tuesday and Wednesday. Contact Adam Hill at ahill@reviewjournal.com. The same applies to starting running back Josh Jacobs (hip). © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. Andrews, who started the first two games after missing all of last season with blood clotting issues also been ruled out. Waller tormented New Orleans all night, as Las Vegas took full advantage of the mismatches he created in different parts of the field. If the tight end can get healthier, he should be more involved in Week 4 against the Bills.

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