After being healthy scratch for 1st 7 games, WR Juron Criner active for Raiders vs. Eagles

Second-year wide receiver Juron Criner is active for the first time this season for the Oakland Raiders when they take on the Philadelphia Eagles.

Criner had been a healthy scratch the first seven games before being activated Sunday ahead of Andre Holmes and Brice Butler. Among the other inactives for Oakland are injured offensive linemen Tony Pashos and Andre Gurode.

Rookie offensive tackle Menelik Watson was also active for the first time for the Raiders after being sidelined with knee and calf injuries.

Quarterback Michael Vick, running back Matthew Tucker, linebacker Jake Knott, tackles Matt Tobin ad Denis Kelly and receiver B.J. Cunningham are inactive for the Eagles.


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