The Oakland Raiders’ bye week is a working week for qua...

The Sporting News - [Full Article]

The Oakland Raiders’ bye week is a working week for quarterback Carson Palmer.

In the aftermath of his three-interception debacle in Sunday’s 28-0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Palmer is using this bye week to build chemistry with the Raiders’ receivers. After Wednesday’s practice, the Raiders must take a four-day NFL-mandated break from organized workouts. However, Palmer and several receivers plan to remain in town to work out on their own. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jacoby Ford, Louis Murphy and Derek Hagan all told the Contra Costa Times that they would not leave town during the bye.

Fantasy Impact: 

Palmer and his receivers need the extra work. This is another reason to be optimistic about Heyward-Bey's season-long prospects. He has come into his own this season with four-straight 82+ yard games. Better yet, he has performed no matter who has been throwing the ball.

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