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Raiders' Veldheer needs surgery for torn triceps

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Raiders announced Wednesday that starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery to repair a torn left triceps.

There is no timetable for his return.

The underrated fourth-year pro from Hillsdale College is in the final year of his contract and has started every game for Oakland over the last two years.

Former first-round pick and St. Louis Ram Alex Barron will start at left tackle.

08/14 15:17:24 ET