Darren McFadden Injury: Updates on Raiders RB’s Week 14 Status and Fantasy Value

Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden continues to struggle with a nagging foot injury, which caused him to miss his fifth straight game on Sunday.

With the Raiders caught up in a tight playoff race and preparing for a marquee game against the Green Bay Packers, they could really use the dynamic RB back.

Keep checking back to this page throughout the week for the latest updates on McFadden's availability and potential fantasy value.

Update: Friday, Dec. 9 at 1:31 p.m. ET by Kyle Vassalo

Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times says McFadden was not at practice today, and that his absence all but rules him out for this week.

It looks like another week without DMC and with the undefeated Packers lying ahead this week, this makes the Raiders' uphill battle even steeper.

Monday, Dec. 5 at 9:30 a.m. ET

Raiders blogger Steve Corkran was answering questions on Twitter and, when the topic of McFadden came up, he didn't sound optimistic about his chances of playing in Week 14.

While there's still plenty of time for that to change, it's not a positive sign that a reporter is so quick to make a judgment.

It's important to note that Corkran is just making an educated guess based on what he's seen, not reporting news directly from the Raiders. Still, McFadden continues to frustrate his fantasy owners, who appear destined to enter the playoffs without one of their main weapons

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