• Raiders Jon Gruden can't keep poker face discussing Obi Melifonwu's absence

    2 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    There was a lot that went right for the Raiders in their 16-10 preseason win against the Lions Friday, but last season's No. 2 pick, safety Obi Melifonwu, wasn't part of the festivities. He's been largely unavailable in his time as a Raider, and coach Jon Gruden couldn't hide his disappointment in the situation per a tweet by The Athletic's Vic Tafur. The Raiders are still looking to add defensive backs to the squad, but the position group would be bolstered if Melifonwu could finally find his health. The second-year player out of the University of Connecticut had two surgeries his rookie...
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