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Report: RB McGahee eyes return against Raiders after surgery

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Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee has a broken right hand, the same hand he uses to carry a football, which would seem to make the task slightly more difficult.

Still, a week after undergoing surgery to insert a plate and five pins to repair his hand, McGahee said he expects to play in Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders, according to The Denver Post.

McGahee told the team's official website  he hadn't held a football since the injury and categorized himself as "day to day."

There wasn't a lot of luck involved on the play that caused the injury, in which McGahee found his hand stuck in an opponent's facemask. He broke the hand, was penalized for a facemask and then fined $7,500 by the league office.

That right there is the definition of adding insult to injury.

"Look, I paid the price for it," he said. "I got an injury on my hand. I had to have surgery. I'm taking it to appeals court now, but it looked like I was really holding onto his facemask all the way down, which I really wasn't."

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