Latavius Murray Injury: Updates on Raiders RB’s Toe and Return

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray is dealing with a toe injury that forced him to miss his team's 34-31 win over the San Diego Chargers in Week 5.

His official playing status for Week 6's game against the Kansas City Chiefs has yet to be announced.

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Latest on Murray's Practice Status Wednesday, Oct. 12 While Murray wasn't wearing a boot on his foot Wednesday, he did not participate in practice, per Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Murray's Absence Would Create Issues for Raiders Offense In his fourth season out of UCF, Murray is coming off a breakout campaign. He had 1,066 yards and six touchdowns in 2015, his first 1,000-yard season. He has 172 rushing yards, 63 receiving yards and three touchdowns through four games this year. Murray spoke about improving his game, per Paul Gutierrez of

I think now it’s a matter of really learning the playbook inside and out, knowing it like the back of my hand so I can play a lot faster. Any time you’re out there thinking, you play slow or you’re not confident. So me knowing it now, going into my second year (as the starter), I think I can do a lot more. I feel a lot more confident. 

The Raiders don't have much depth behind Murray, so they'll be hoping he's not out of action for long. Neither Jalen Richard nor rookie DeAndre Washington has experience as a primary NFL ball-carrier. 

The Raiders rely on their committee of running backs to open holes for quarterback Derek Carr and the passing game. Washington and Richard could shoulder the load on their own, but losing Murray for extended time would be a blow to Oakland's overall attack.

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