ALAMEDA -- Running back Darren McFadden was still working with the training staff Friday as the Raiders began practice, an indication he won't play against the Tennessee Titans.

It will be the fourth game McFadden has missed this season, meaning he could play in no more than 12 games even if he were to return to play on Thanksgiving in Dallas and make it through the rest of the season.

In his sixth season from Arkansas, McFadden has never played in more than 13 games in a season, which he accomplished in 2010 and not coincidentally gained a career-high 1,157 yards.

Sunday's game against the Titans at O.co Coliseum will be the 25th game McFadden has missed because of injury since the start of the 2011 season, a figure which will likely inhibit his earnings potential in free agency following the season.

Oakland Raiders’ Darren McFadden (20) runs with the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first quarter at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland,
Oakland Raiders' Darren McFadden (20) runs with the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first quarter at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) (Nhat V. Meyer)

Also not practicing for the Raiders on Friday were wide receiver Denarius Moore (shoulder) and Tyvon Branch (ankle).

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor appeared to be moving well and if deemed healthy enough by coach Dennis Allen could be the backup to Matt McGloin. Pryor could also be utilized as a wildcat quarterback.

If Pryor is ready to play, the Raiders will probably waive quarterback Tyler Wilson and return him to the practice squad should he go unclaimed.

The Raiders will give official injury designations after practice, and at some point announce whether Sunday's game will be televised locally.


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