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Raiders TE Darren Waller (knee, back) is out for Sunday’s game vs. the Chiefs. He remained sidelined all week, so his status for Week 15 and beyond remains uncertain. Foster Moreau gets another game as Vegas’ lead TE after disappointing with just 1 catch last week.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (knee, back) remained sidelined on Thursday. He's looking like a long shot for Sunday's game vs. the Chiefs, but we'll get another update on his status tomorrow.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (knee, back) did not practice on Wednesday. We don't have any details on the back issue that's now on the injury report, but this obviously isn't a good start for Waller's chances of returning for Sunday's game vs. the Chiefs. We'll get another update tomorrow.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports that Raiders TE Darren Waller is "optimistic" that he'll be able to return for Sunday's game at Kansas City. Waller missed the loss to Washington after leaving the Thanksgiving Day game early with a knee injury. We'll track his progress through this practice week. Foster Moreau disappointed in Waller's absence, with just 1 catch among 3 targets vs. Washington.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (knee) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game vs. Washington. He's considered "week to week" and isn't a lock to be back for next Sunday's game vs. the Chiefs. TE Foster Moreau posted a 6-60-1 line when Waller missed Week 7 and is a viable fantasy spot starter.

The Raiders list TE Darren Waller (knee) as doubtful for Sunday’s game vs. Washington. He didn’t practice all week and won’t play. Waller’s absence makes TE Foster Moreau a viable Week 13 spot starter. He posted a 6-60-1 line on 6 targets when Waller missed Week 7.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (knee) did not practice on Wednesday. He's a long shot to play vs. Washington this weekend. Waller's absence would turn TE Foster Moreau into a viable Week 13 spot starter.

Raiders interim HC Rich Bisaccia called TE Darren Waller "week-to-week" with the knee injury he suffered on Thanksgiving. That suggests that Waller is unlikely to play vs. Washington on Sunday. We'll keep an eye on him this week, but fantasy owners should be making other plans for Week 13. TE Foster Moreau would be a viable replacement after posting a 6-60-1 line when Waller missed Week 7

Raiders TE Darren Waller has been diagnosed with a strained IT band in his knee, sources tell NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero. Rapoport calls it "some very good news" but doesn't give a timetable for Waller's return. We'll look for further updates.

Raiders TE Darren Waller is scheduled for an MRI on his injured knee on Friday, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Waller wasn't in a lot of pain after the win over the Cowboys, Rapoport adds. We should learn more about Waller's status by the end of today.

Raiders TE Darren Waller suffered a knee injury in the 1st half of Thursday's game vs. the Cowboys and won't return. We'll look for an update on his status. TE Foster Moreau will be a viable fantasy starter if Waller misses more time.

Raiders TE Darren Waller is not listed on the Week 9 injury report. He missed Vegas' last game -- prior to the Week 8 bye -- with an ankle injury suffered in practice. But he's ready to go for this weekend's game vs. the Giants and remains a high-end fantasy play.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (ankle) is INACTIVE for today’s game against the Eagles. Foster Moreau will step in as Vegas’ lead TE and is a viable fantasy fill-in if you were hoping to use Waller.

Raiders TE Darren Waller (ankle) is expected to be a game-time decision for today's tilt with the Eagles, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Waller "strained his inner ankle and heel" in Friday's practice and doesn't "feel great," Schefter hears. Eagles-Raiders doesn't kick off until 4:05 pm ET, putting fantasy owners in a tough spot. If you're waiting on Waller, Raiders backup TE Foster Moreau, Cardinals TE Zach Ertz, Bucs TEs O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate, Bears TE Cole Kmet and Colts TE Mo Alie-Cox are potential fill-ins if Waller ends up inactive. Check out the Week 7 TE Rankings to see how we rank those guys.

Raiders TE Darren Waller is questionable for Sunday’s game with an ankle injury. The Raiders have a Week 8 bye, so we’ll see if the team opts to play it safe here. Vegas kicks off vs. Philadelphia at 4:05pm EST. Foster Moreau is Waller's direct backup and would become a viable plug-and-play for desperate fantasy managers.

Raiders TE Darren Waller returned to practice on Tuesday, according to The Athletic's Tashan Reed. Waller ended up missing about 2 weeks with what was reportedly a minor ankle injury. Barring a setback, it shouldn't be an issue come Week 1.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports that Raiders TE Darren Waller is dealing with an ankle injury that's "not concerning." We know Waller has been sidelined for over a week now -- but this is the 1st time we've heard why. "If prepping for a regular-season game, Waller would probably be fine," Fowler adds. We'll keep an eye on this, but it doesn't sound like we need to adjust 2021 expectations for Waller right now.

A source tells The Athletic's Vic Tafur that Raiders TE Darren Waller is "fine" and whatever has kept him out of practice is "nothing serious." Waller has missed the past 4 practices but has been spotted in the weight room. We'll continue to keep an eye on this but aren't adjusting expectations for Waller.

Raiders TE Darren Waller has missed the past 3 practices. That's all we know at this point. It's not even clear if Waller is injured or away from the team for another reason. We'll pass along an update as soon as we know more. For now, we're not moving Waller in the TE rankings.

The Raiders and TE Darren Waller have agreed to a 3-year extension worth about $9 million per season, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Instead of hitting restricted free agency this offseason, Waller is now signed with Oakland through 2023. It's a big commitment to a guy who was signed off the Ravens' practice squad last November. Waller has quickly emerged as a focal point of the Raiders' passing game, leading the team with 42 targets, 37 catches and 359 yards through 5 games.

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