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Darren McFadden reportedly in doubt for Raiders


Darren McFadden is feeling better, Yahoo Sports' Jason Cole reported Tuesday, but that doesn't mean he'll be ready Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

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The Oakland Raiders running back missed his first game of the season with an ankle injury last week. (There's a fantasy joke in there somewhere.)

McFadden probably won't be ready to play against the Saints this week, which is too bad considering their 31st-ranked run defense. He should be good to go against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 12.

Has McFadden replaced Chris Johnson as the biggest fantasy bust of 2012? The worst part -- injuries weren't even the issue this season. McFadden has 455 rushing yards and two touchdowns and averages 3.3 yards per carry.

That has played a significant part in the Raiders' 3-6 record.

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