OAKLAND -- Wide receiver/return specialist
Cribbs is averaging 12.8 yards over 28 punt returns (fifth in the NFL) and 28.4 yards over 30 kickoff returns (seventh) this season. He has gained 54 yards on six receptions and has five special teams’ tackles.
While Cribbs is in the lineup, the Browns have deactivated defensive backs
Second-year defensive back
The Raiders have deactivated running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, offensive lineman Lucas Nix, tackle Willie Smith, defensive end Jack Crawford, linebacker Rolando McClain and defensive tackle Richard Seymour for today’s game.
Crawford (toe), Seymour (knee/hamstring) and McClain (team suspension) were listed as “out” on Friday injury report. McFadden and Goodson were “questionable” for the game after being limited in practice by ankle injuries this week.
Marcel Reece will start at running back for McFadden and Owen Schmitt will go for Reece at fullback. Defensive tackle Desmond Bryant will play for Seymour and Omar Gaither will start at middle linebacker for McClain.