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      === Raiders' McFadden practices again, still termed questionable ===
 Oakland,  CA  (Sports Network) -  Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden
 put  in a  third consecutive limited practice  Friday as he makes his way back
 from  a high ankle sprain, though he's still listed questionable to return for
 Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
 McFadden  has  missed Oakland's  last three contests  after injuring his ankle
 during  the first  half of a Nov. 4  loss against Tampa Bay, but appears to be
 making  progress. The  former first-round pick had not practiced at all in any
 of the previous three weeks.
 Fellow  running  back Mike  Goodson, who's  also been held  out the last three
 weeks  due to an ankle sprain of his own, is questionable as well for Sunday's
 matchup after practicing in a limited capacity on Friday.
 "Both  of  them will be  game-time decisions,"  said Raiders head coach Dennis
 Allen. "Are they 100 percent? No, but we'll know more Sunday."
 Quarterback  Carson Palmer  is fully expected to start Sunday's tilt despite a
 minor injury to his right thumb that limited the veteran earlier in the week.
 "Not  an  issue," said Allen  of Palmer's thumb.  "Came into today, felt fine,
 looked fin, took all the reps today. He's good to go."
 One  Oakland player  that is  certain not  to suit  up against  the Browns  is
 defensive tackle Richard Seymour, ruled out for a fourth consecutive week with
 knee and hamstring injuries.
 In  addition, the  Raiders suspended middle linebacker Rolando McClain for two
 games on Friday because of conduct detrimental to the team. The third-year pro
 was  reportedly kicked  out  of  practice following  a  run-in  with Allen  on
 11/30 18:01:10 ET

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