"I'm feeling really good and fresh," Veldheer said Tuesday, per the San Jose Mercury News. "It's an odd thing to feel that way in Week 13. That's something that builds confidence. I'm ready to get back out there and play."
At quarterback, the emergence of first-year quarterback McGloin all but sealed Wilson's fate. He's a good bet to land on the practice squad if nobody picks him up.
Back to Veldheer: He finished last season as the league's 12th best tackle, per ProFootballFocus, and his injury was thought by many to be the icing on the cake of a Raiders squad destined for an ugly season. Instead, Oakland has been well-coached and tough to discard in most games. Now they get one of their best players back.