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Raiders | Tough Choices Coming

Steve Corkran reports for the Contra Costa Times Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will face some tough decisions after this week's pre-season game in Mexico City. The Raiders must reduce their roster from 88 players to 65, plus NFL Europe exemptions by next Tuesday afternoon. Keeping three or four QBs is one of the coaches decisions. RBs Eric Metcalf, Zack Crockett and rookie Derek Combs likely battling for one spot. Eric Johnson, Calvin Branch and Raymond Perryman are battling for the final one or two spots in the defensive backfield. There are other tough choices as well with P Shane Lechler and PK Sebastian Janikowski secure in their positions.

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