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Raiders vs Texans week 11 open thread

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Chat here with Raiders fans during the team's week 11 match-up with the Houston Texans.

Bob Levey

It's almost kick off, so get yourself set up and ready to watch and chat. The 3-6 Raiders meet the 2-7 Texans in Houston in a game the Texans are actually favored. This was the case last week with the Giants and the odds makers were correct.

The news of the game, of course, is the Raiders will be starting undrafted rookie Matt McGloin at quarterback with Terrelle Pryor out with an injured knee. Along with McGloin getting his first NFL start, Tyler Wilson will see his first game action as well. He was signed from the practice squad Saturday and will be McGloin's primary backup.

This is quite a change from how the season started with Pryor as the starter, backed up by Matt Flynn.

The Texans and Raiders have two things in common -- They both will be starting undrafted quarterbacks and back up running backs. Case Keenum has taken over for the turnover prone Matt Schaub for the Texans along with Ben Tate taking over for the injured Arian Foster. The Raiders start Rashad Jennings in place of the injured Darren McFadden (hamstring).

The Raiders inactives are expected to look like this: QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Darren McFadden, CB D.J. Hayden, SS Tyvon Branch, WR Juron Criner, OT Matt McCants, OG Lamar Mady

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