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Darren McFadden Likely Out Against The Chiefs

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 18:  Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 18: Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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As many expected, Darren McFadden is unlikely to play for the Oakland Raiders this weekend against the Kansas City Chiefs. McFadden suffered a foot injury against the Chiefs earlier in the season and hasn't played since.

So that means we'll be seeing Michael Bush, who actually has had a lot of success against the Chiefs as a backup. Going by Bush's career numbers, he's good for one good game a year against the Chiefs.

His career against the Chiefs:

2008: 16 carries-90 yards

2009: 9 carries-35 yards, 14 carries-119 yards

2010: 5 carries-17 yards, 25 carries-137 yards

2011: 17 carries-99 yards

So perhaps he's already used up his one-good-game-against-KC and Saturday's numbers are more along the lines of 7 or 8 carries for 40 yards or so.

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