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Texans | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:33:51 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Indianapolis Colts. RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), DE Tim Jamison (groin), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), OT Derek Newton (ankle), DT Ryan Pickett (knee), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle), S D.J. Swearinger (elbow), LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) are probable. Clowney, Morris and Cushing didn't practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. Joseph was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:59:13 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), WR Andre Johnson (ankle) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 7. RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), OT Derek Newton (ankle), DT Ryan Pickett (knee), SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) were limited. LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) were full participants.

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Texans | Monday practice report

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:15:50 -0700

Houston Texans RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), LB Ricky Sapp (hamstring) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 6. OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), DL Tim Jamison (groin), OL Derek Newton (ankle), DL Ryan Pickett (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) were limited participants, and LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), C Ben Jones (knee), SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) were full participants.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:32:29 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) were ruled out for Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys. TE Tim Jamison (groin) is questionable, while OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), C Chris Myers (ankle), S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) are probable. Bouye, Clowney, Morris and Lechler didn't practice Friday, Oct. 3. Jamison and Watt were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:39:34 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), DE Tim Jamison (groin), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. LB Brian Cushing (knee), OG Ben Jones (knee) and CB Johnathan Joseph (knee) were limited, while OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), C Chris Myers (ankle) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:29:14 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. WR Damaris Johnson (foot) and CB Johnathan Joseph (knee) were limited, while LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), C Chris Myers (ankle) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) practiced in full.

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Texans | Shane Lechler will play

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:54:35 -0700

Houston Texans P Shane Lechler (hip) will play in Week 4 as he made great improvement from his hip flexor this week.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:08:00 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills. CB A.J. Bouye (groin) and P Shane Lechler (hip) are questionable, while DE Jared Crick (neck), CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck, knee) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow, hip) are probable. Clowney, Keo, Pleasant, Bouye and Lechler didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Joseph and Swearinger were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:32:31 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf), P Shane Lechler (hip) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. CB A.J. Bouye (groin) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited, while DE Jared Crick (neck), CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee) and CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck) practiced in full.

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Texans | Shane Lechler a game-time decision

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:01:18 -0700

Houston Texans P Shane Lechler (hip) is "day-to-day" and will likely be a game-time decision in Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills, according to head coach Bill O'Brien.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:46:34 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf), P Shane Lechler (hip) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited, while DEs Jared Crick (neck) and Tim Jamison (groin) practiced in full.

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Texans | Work out punters

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:04:30 -0700

The Houston Texans worked out a number of punters Tuesday, Sept. 23, due to the injury suffered by P Shane Lechler (undisclosed) in Week 3.

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Texans | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:26:33 -0800

Houston Texans TE Ryan Griffin (concussion) and CB Elbert Mack (hamstring, groin) were ruled out for Week 11. CB Kareem Jackson (chest), P Shane Lechler (illness), LB Joe Mays (knee, abdomen) and LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring) are questionable. OG Brandon Brooks (toe, knee), OT Andrew Gardner (knee), C Ben Jones (chest), S Shiloh Keo (Achilles', hamstring), WR Keshawn Martin (shoulder), CB Brice McCain (hip), OT Derek Newton (knee, elbow), WR DeVier Posey (hip), LB Darryl Sharpton (foot, toe), OG Wade Smith (knee) and DT J.J. Watt (elbow) are probable. Griffin, Jackson, Lechler, Mack, Mays and Mohamed did not practice Friday, Nov. 15. Sharpton and Smith were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Shane Lechler in hospital

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:35:54 -0800

Houston Texans P Shane Lechler (illness) is in the hospital for an illness and will stay overnight. He is expected to get out of the hospital Friday, Nov. 15.

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Texans | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:59:38 -0800

Houston Texans TE Ryan Griffin (concussion), LB Joe Mays (abdomen, knee), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), CB Kareem Jackson (chest), CB Elbert Mack (groin, hamstring) and P Shane Lechler (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 14. OG Wade Smith (knee) and LB Darryl Sharpton (foot, toe) were limited during practice. WR Keshawn Martin (shoulder), WR DeVier Posey (hip), C Ben Jones (chest), OG Brandon Brooks (knee, toe), OT Andrew Gardner (knee), OT Derek Newton (elbow, knee), DE J.J. Watt (elbow), CB Brice McCain (hip) and SS Shiloh Keo (Achilles', hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Texans | Wednesday injury report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:47:39 -0800

Houston Texans TE Ryan Griffin (concussion), CB Kareem Jackson (chest), P Shane Lechler (illness), CB Elbert Mack (hamstring, groin), LB Joe Mays (knee, abdomen), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), LB Darryl Sharpton (foot, toe) and G Wade Smith (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. S Shiloh Keo (Achilles', hamstring) was limited in practice. G Brandon Brooks (toe, knee), T Andrew Gardner (knee), C Ben Jones (chest), WR Keshawn Martin (shoulder), CB Brice McCain (hip), T Derek Newton (knee, elbow), WR DeVier Posey (hip) and DE J.J. Watt (elbow) all fully practiced.

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Texans | Andrew Shapiro to compete for two jobs

Fri, 24 May 2013 13:36:02 -0700

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said P Andrew Shapiro will compete with P Shane Lechler for the punter job and PK Randy Bullock for the kicker job during training camp.

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Raiders | Did not contact Shane Lechler

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:12:11 -0700

Houston Texans P Shane Lechler said Tuesday, March 26, that he never heard from his old team, the Oakland Raiders, during free agency. "I wasn't hearing anything from Oakland," Lechler said in a radio interview. "After giving them 13 years and plus what the Davis family has done for me, I thought I would at least have a conversation with someone there or something before this all went down. That was the frustrating part of it. I can't say that I turned a contract down or anything because I was never really offered one."

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Texans | More on Shane Lechler

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:27:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Houston Texans and free-agent P Shane Lechler (Raiders) agreed to a three-year contract, $5.5 million contract Friday, March 22. The deal includes a $1 million signing bonus.

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Texans | Shane Lechler agrees to terms

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:23:25 -0700

The Houston Texans and free-agent P Shane Lechler (Raiders) agreed to terms Friday, March 22. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Texans | Shane Lechler to visit

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:25:41 -0700

The Houston Texans are scheduled to meet with free-agent P Shane Lechler (Raiders) Thursday, March 21.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler could return

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 06:31:52 -0700

Free-agent P Shane Lechler (Raiders) has received mild interest thus far and he could re-sign with the Oakland Raiders if the price is right.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler unlikely to be tagged

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:47:05 -0800

The Oakland Raiders aren't expected to place the franchise tag on free-agent P Shane Lechler.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler could get franchise tag

Fri, 15 Feb 2013 10:58:28 -0800

The Oakland Raiders could consider placing their franchise tag on impending free-agent P Shane Lechler this offseason.

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Raiders | Two not expected to return

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:10:56 -0800

The Oakland Raiders are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent DT Richard Seymour or P Shane Lechler this offseason.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler is No. 3 QB

Mon, 24 Dec 2012 22:09:41 -0800

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Monday, Dec. 24, that the team will not sign a quarterback prior to the Week 17 game. P Shane Lechler will be used as the No. 3 quarterback.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler expected to play Saturday

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 06:46:51 -0700

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (knee) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 25, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

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Raiders | Three participate in no-pads portion of practice

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:41:15 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Taiwan Jones (hamstring), P Shane Lechler (knee) and TE Brandon Myers (shoulder) were each able to take part in the no-pads portion of practice Sunday, Aug. 19. Head coach Dennis Allen said Lechler has a good chance of punting in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 25, against the Detroit Lions. Jones and Myers also might make their preseason debut.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler underwent surgery before camp

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:02:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery 10 days before the start of training camp. He said he definitely will be ready for the start of the regular season.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler expected to play in a preseason game

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:45:58 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said he expects P Shane Lechler (knee) will be able to kick in one of the final three preseason games. Lechler underwent arthroscopic knee surgery during the offseason.

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Raiders | Five expected to miss preseason opener

Mon, 13 Aug 2012 06:46:08 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR Denarius Moore (hamstring), WR Eddie McGee (hamstring), RB Taiwan Jones (hamstring), P Shane Lechler (knee) and OG Zach Hurd (head) will all but certainly miss the preseason opener Monday, Aug. 13.

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Raiders | Two not cleared for practice

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:36:28 -0700

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (knee) and LB Aaron Curry (knee) still have not been cleared for practice.

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Raiders | Two land on NFI list

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:51:17 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have placed CB Ron Bartell (hamstring) and P Shane Lechler (knee) on the non-football injury (NFI) list Wednesday, Aug. 1.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler not practicing

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:42:37 -0700

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (knee) is not practicing Wednesday, Aug. 1.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler dealing with injury

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 05:29:42 -0700

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (knee) continues to deal with a knee injury in training camp; however, head coach Dennis Allen said he does not believe the injury is serious.

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Raiders | Three sit out practice

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:23:36 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Ron Bartell (hamstring) and P Shane Lechler (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, July 30. DT Travis Ivey also missed practice because he has conditioning issues.

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Raiders | Kickers not in attendance

Tue, 15 May 2012 21:16:54 -0700

Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski and P Shane Lechler are both not in attendance at the team's voluntary offseason workouts.

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Raiders | Few untouchables on roster

Thu, 16 Feb 2012 06:34:54 -0800

Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski, P Shane Lechler, DL Richard Seymour, OT Jared Veldheer and OG Stefen Wisniewski are the only players who could be described as safe on the team's roster. QB Carson Palmer is also expected to return in 2012.

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Raiders | Two named to Pro Bowl

Tue, 27 Dec 2011 20:14:56 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler and DL Richard Seymour were each selected to the Pro Bowl Tuesday, Dec. 27. "What a proud day for the Raiders," head coach Hue Jackson said. "We're excited for them. Those guys will go over to Hawaii and represent us well."

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Raiders | Hue Jackson credits special teams

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 07:28:32 -0800

Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson credited PK Sebastian Janikowski and P Shane Lechler for the team's Week 12 win. Janikowski had six field goals in the game, while Lechler's punting, in part, played a role in limiting WR Devin Hester. "That's the reason why Shane Lechler and SeaBass are on this team," Jackson said. "Because those guys are phenomenal. They're phenomenal at what they do, they're the best in the league at what they do. We had to call on them today so many times, and they just kept answering the bell."

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Raiders | Shane Lechler sets franchise record

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:38:12 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler had an 80-yard punt in Week 12 against the Chicago Bears, setting a franchise record.

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Raiders | Kevin Boss finds end zone

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 18:28:48 -0700

Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss had just one catch in Week 6 against the Cleveland, but he made it count. He hauled in a 35-yard touchdown in the third quarter from P Shane Lechler on a fake punt, which turned out to be the game-winning score.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler questionable for Week 16

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 15:58:58 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 24. He is listed as questionable for Week 16 but is expected to play. He is not able to play, P Danny Baugher will handle the punting duties.

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Raiders | Tom Cable optimistic Shane Lechler will play

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 21:32:20 -0800

Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Thursday, Dec. 23, that P Shane Lechler (hamstring) is improving, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. "I feel good about it right now," Cable said. "How sure I am, we'll see tomorrow or Saturday. But I know he's improving and I feel good about it." Practice squad P Danny Baugher would be promoted to the active roster to play in Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts if Lechler is inactive.

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Raiders | Three miss Thursday practice

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 16:56:10 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring), DT Richard Seymour (hamstring) and OT Langston Walker (concussion) all missed practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler says he will play in Week 16

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 07:56:56 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring) said Wednesday, Dec. 22, he plans to play in the team's Week 16 game, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler hopeful for Week 16

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 20:22:34 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring) is hopeful of playing in Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. "You know I'm going to do my best to go this weekend," Lechler said. "I don't see why I wouldn't. I'm going to do everything I can, treatment-wise, to be able to go." Practice squad addition P Danny Baugher is ready to go if Lechler is unable to play.

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Raiders | Three miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 16:57:30 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring), DL Richard Seymour (hamstring) and OT Langston Walker (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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Raiders | Team might bring in a punter

Mon, 20 Dec 2010 19:29:28 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (hamstring) suffered a strained hamstring in Week 15 against the Denver Broncos, and the team might need a replacement going forward, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. "We'll have to decide pretty quick how we want to attack this," head coach Tom Cable said. "(We'll have to determine) the severity and what his workload can be, if anything." Cable added that Lechler would likely be OK to be the holder on place kicks even if he can't punt. Ps Glenn Pakulak and Swayze Waters are mentioned as potential replacements.

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Raiders | Shane Lechler injured in Week 15

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:05:35 -0800

Oakland Raiders P Shane Lechler (calf) suffered a calf injury in the second quarter of Week 15 against the Denver Broncos and he was forced out of action briefly, reports Paul Gutierrez, of CSNBayArea.com. Lechler was replaced by PK Sebastian Janikowski briefly, although Lechler was able to return in the second half.

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