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Raiders address Henry Ruggs III injury rumors

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Top draft pick will be fine, according to multiple reports

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The Raiders responded on Monday to a social media post that stated that their No. 12 overall draft pick, Henry Ruggs III, was injured an off-field accident.

The Raiders’ statement did not clear up the situation, however, as they basically commented saying that they had no comment.

This is not a criticism of the Raiders, but the statement creates more questions than answers them about an already unusual situation, as explained by Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review Journal.

Ruggs’ father also addressed his son’s injury:

The NFL Network also reported that Ruggs will be fine.

Apparently, the story began on a SEC fan site.

Ruggs is a speed receiver from Alabama and the Raiders expect him to be a key offensive factor as a rookie.