SportsBy Staff, September 1, 2002 12:15 PM
Coach Bill Callahan's weekly press conference at Oakland Raider headquarters in Alameda.
By Joe Rogers
ALAMEDA -- It won't be the same defensive line-up that had Oakland charging 4 -- 0 towards the Super Bowl. Raiders coach Bill Callahan, looking at a long injury list after Sunday's 27 -- 21 overtime defeat by the Chargers, is still not sure who will man the team's crippled secondary.
By Rachel Barron
Alameda -- One day after Oakland's bitter 27-21 overtime defeat at the hands of the San Diego Chargers, Raider Coach Bill Callahan said today that an even bigger loss occurred with the injury to rookie cornerback sensation Phillip Buchanon, who will need two months to recover from a fractured wrist.
By Roya Aziz
ALAMEDA -- The way Raiders head coach Bill Callahan was talking about his battered team yesterday, you might have thought he was referring to chess, analyzing which piece to move next to bolster his defense.
By Lisa White
ALAMEDA -- The Raiders, whose defense is already decimated by injuries, will have to play without running back Terry Kirby for the rest of the season and rookie cornerback Phillip Buchanon for eight weeks, coach Bill Callahan announced at his weekly press conference here today.
By Christin Ayers
ALAMEDA -- The Oakland Raiders put forth a brave and optimistic face today despite devastating injuries that will force the team to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday -- and quite possibly play the rest of the season -- without two key players, veteran running back Terry Kirby and rookie cornerback Phillip Buchanon, coach Bill Callahan said today.