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Raiders' D.J. Hayden may open training camp on PUP list

Raiders' D.J. Hayden may open training camp on PUP list Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport

Oakland Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden is dealing with a foot injury that could land him on the physically-unable to perform list to begin the season. Hayden was selected in the first-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. 

Hayden showed promise as a rookie, but he missed eight games due to injury.

From John Middlekauff of 95.7 The Game in the Bay Area:

Middlekauff added that Hayden is not expected to be a full participant in training camp, even if he is not placed on the PUP list.

If Hayden is unable to go at the start of the season, the Raiders would find themselves very thin at cornerback with Carlos Rogers, Tarell Brown and rookie Keith McGill as the top three players on the depth chart.

- Josh Sanchez

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