Mychal Rivera, who took a vicious hit from Michael Griffen on Sunday, said he expects to play on Thanksgiving, just four days after suffering a concussion.
TE Mychal Rivera said he passed every test required of players that suffer a concussion and that he expects to play Thursday.
— Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) November 26, 2013
On Monday the league suspended Griffen for the hit. He’s appealing the suspension.
Rivera looked like he had been developing a repertoire with new raiders QB Matt McGloin.
The former Vol had six catches for 54 yards in McGloin’s first start a week ago. He has 24 catches for 260 yards and two touchdowns on the season.
The Raiders play the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day at 4:15 PM ET. The game can be seen on CBS.
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