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Two days after their passing game went flat in the second half of a season-opening loss http://www.coltscheapshop.com/cheap-authentic-denico-autry-jersey , the Oakland Raiders have brought back wide receiver Martavis Bryant.Bryant, who was with the Raiders in training camp after being acquired in a trade from Pittsburgh before getting released on the final day of roster cutdowns, signed a one-year contract and rejoined the team for practice Wednesday.Coach Jon Gruden said it's possible Bryant could play Sunday in Denver."I think he's in a good place right now," Gruden said. "He's healthy. I think he's ready to go. I'm sold on that. We've been in contact with him since he has been away. As I said when we made the trade to get him, when he's right he can be a difference-maker. We're hoping that he can be one sooner than later."The Raiders need all the help they can get after their offense sputtered and eventually stalled in a 33-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.Quarterback Derek Carr passed for 303 yards and one touchdown but most of that came in the first half. After halftime, Carr only completed nine throws while wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Amari Cooper were held without a catch. The duo finished with a combined four receptions for 32 yards.The Raiders hope the speedy Bryant can help stretch the field and open things up for the other receivers."I'm glad he's back," Carr said. "With us we can be there for him, help him with whatever he needs, and then he can help us go win football games. We obviously know what kind of talent he is. He can do things that other people just don't do. That's not a knock on them. That's just what God blessed him with, 4.2 speed with that kind of length."The Raiders traded a third-round pick to the Steelers to get Bryant in the offseason but the 26-year-old spent almost as much time in the trainer's room as he did on the practice field while complaining of headaches.There was also talk that Bryant could face a possible NFL suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.When Bryant was let go, however Cheap Malik Hooker Jersey , Gruden insisted it was because he had been outplayed by other receivers including Keon Hatcher.Hatcher was waived Wednesday to make room for Bryant."One of the reasons he was outperformed is he was inconsistently available," Gruden said. "He was sick, he had lingering problems. But I think he's in a really good place right now and I've seen him in a really good place. When he's in a really good place he can be a really good player in this league."Bryant has 126 receptions for 1,917 yards and 17 touchdowns. He missed the entire 2016 season while suspended for a violation of the NFL substance-abuse policy.Cooper, who had one catch for nine yards in the opener and was targeted only three times, welcomed Bryant's return."He's going to really take the top off of defenses so we're excited abut that," Cooper said. "He's a guy who's really going to help open things up for us."Notes: The Raiders placed long-snapper Andrew DePaola on injured reserve. LB Shilique Calhoun was waived. Trent Sieg, who spent training camp with Baltimore, was signed to replace DePaola. . Defensive tackle P.J. Hall is wearing a walking boot on his left foot. He was injured on the first defensive series against the Rams. Defensive lineman Justin Ellis is nursing a sore foot. As a result, Gruden said the team is discussing possibly signing free agent defensive linemen Clint McDonald and Johnathan Hankins.__ Frank Reich thought he could exploit the Indianapolis Colts' tight end advantage.Defenses still haven't solved it.Less than a year after helping the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl, Reich brought the philosophy to his first head coaching job and is getting similar results."I did expect we were going to spread it around Jabaal Sheard Jersey , that's just kind of how we roll," Reich said Monday, a day after beating Oakland. "Now it's probably exceeded expectations, but the expectations were pretty high to start."There's been little to quibble with through the first half of the season.Only three tight ends in the league have more receptions than Eric Ebron (36), a free-agent signee who finally appears to be meeting the hype of a first-round draft pick. Only Antonio Brown (eight) has more touchdown catches than Ebron (seven).Pro Bowler Jack Doyle has 15 receptions in three games and caught his first scoring pass Sunday, giving Indy a league-high 12 TD catches among four tight ends.The group played so well Sunday, they pulled off a rarer feat than Adam Vinatieri becoming the NFL's career scoring leader, Marlon Mack becoming the first Colts' runner with back-to-back 100-yard games since 2007 and Andrew Luck avoiding a sack in a third straight game for the first time in his pro career.Ebron, Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox became the first tight end trio to each catch a TD pass in the same game since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.And they did it in style.Cox's first career score came on an acrobatic, one-handed grab that Reich quickly dubbed one of the best catches he's ever seen. It's the first time fans really witnessed what the former college basketball star and undrafted free agent really could do on the football field.Ebron's score came as he tap-danced along the sideline for the tying score in the third quarter.Doyle gave Indy the final lead change of the game with a 10-yard catch-and-run that ended with Doyle diving just inside the pylon."What an awesome job our tight end group does to complement this offense, to complement the wide outs Jack Doyle Jersey , to complement each other in the way we play," Luck said."I think there's a lot of different personnel groups that run out on that field. It basically allows us to be successful in all those personnel groups, and I think that puts a lot of pressure on a defense."It's all by design.Reich saw how effective the tight ends could be during previous stints with the Colts, Chargers and the past two seasons in Philadelphia.So when he returned to Indy and found the reliable Doyle and Erik Swoope, another college basketball convert, on the roster, Reich figured why not start building around tight ends. The Colts lured Ebron from Detroit, where he fell out of favor because of his reputation for drops, and they signed Ryan Hewitt in early September after he was cut by Cincinnati.Alie-Cox has proved a pleasant surprise after spending last season on the Colts' practice squad, reacquainting himself with a sport he hadn't played since transferring to a non-football playing high school in Virginia."I bet in the last month there's probably been three, four Cheap Andrew Luck Jersey , maybe even five wow moments on the practice field involving Mo, although the one in the game might have been better than all those we saw on the practice field," Reich said. "I remember when we got here and Chris is telling me about Mo and saying he really thought Mo had something to him."Now it's translating to success on the field.Indy (3-5) heads into its bye week on a two-game winning streak, in large part because its tight ends have been able to stretch the field and continue to play their part in protecting Luck and creating holes for Mack.If they keep it up, the Colts could play their way back into the AFC South race. They're just two games out of the division lead with home games looming against Jacksonville (3-5), Tennessee (3-4) and Miami (4-4) following the bye and the second-easiest schedule remaining."As we've said all offseason, the tight ends are a point of strength for this team and this offensive roster," Reich said. "They showed up big (Sunday)."Note: Indy signed offensive tackle Antonio Garcia to the practice squad Monday.
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