Mario Edwards Jr. Injury: Updates on Raiders DE’s Hip and Return

Oakland Raiders defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. suffered a hip injury in August and was placed on injured reserve in September. It is uncertain if he will be able to play this year.

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Latest on Edwards' Practice Status Monday, Dec. 5 Edwards participated at Monday's session for the first time since the preseason, according to Scott Bair of

Latest on Edwards' Recovery Friday, Dec. 2 Edwards posted a video from his rehab session Thursday:

Latest on Edwards' Potential Return Saturday, Nov. 12 Eddie Paskal of the team's official website noted the following:

Head Coach Del Rio doesn't like to discuss injuries, so a concrete timeline for Edwards' return is uncertain, but he has been seen around the facility in recent weeks, for whatever that’s worth. If and when Edwards is able to return to the lineup, he'll provide another capable pass rusher for the Silver and Black, but as of now, we just don't know when we can expect him to suit up.

Edwards Struggling to Shake Injury Bug in NFL The 22-year-old is trying to build off of a rookie season in which he recorded a pair of sacks and 42 total tackles in 14 games and 10 starts.

It was a season that was also cut short due to a neck injury that was originally feared to be career-threatening, though it didn't prove to be.

Entering Week 14, the Raiders stand at 10-2 and are in first place in the AFC West. Edwards would provide a major boost to the defense if he's able to return heading into the postseason.


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