ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders will be without tight end Kevin Boss for their season-opener at Denver on Monday night.
Boss was ruled out of the game Saturday because of a knee strain he suffered against San Francisco in the preseason on Aug. 20 . He appeared to make some progress shortly after getting hurt but hasn't returned to practice since then.
Wide receiver Louis Murphy (sports hernia) and backup safety Mike Mitchell (knee) have also been ruled out for Oakland.
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