(Photo : Ethan Miller/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Head coach Josh McDaniels of the Las Vegas Raiders speaks with Jimmy Garoppolo (#10) of the Las Vegas Raiders within the recreation towards the Pittsburgh Steelers in the course of the fourth quarter at Allegiant Stadium.
Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels may have a giant determination to make heading into their Week 4 conflict with the Los Angeles Chargers. Jimmy Garoppolo remains to be in concussion protocol, which can drive McDaniels to modify to a brand new beginning play-caller.
McDaniels is conscious of the predicament he’s in proper now and could also be left to decide on between veteran Brian Hoyer and rookie Aidan O’Connell.
The 47-year-old talked about that expertise can be key in figuring out who would be the Raiders beginning QB in a report by ESPN. However, he cautions that selecting the best play-caller might be situational.
“You evaluate it in real-time,” McDaniels mentioned. “Experience is valuable, and at the same time, we will try to play the right person, based on what the situation is and how practice goes, if that’s what it comes down to.”
Raiders holding out hope for Garoppolo
Garoppolo was understandably a no-show at Raiders apply, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Hence, that is an amiable purpose Hoyer and O’Connell should be prepared.
Hoyer seems to have the within observe due to his expertise. However, the Raiders may take an opportunity on O’Connell, hoping he proves to be a gem. It has occurred earlier than with different NFL groups, though big dangers are concerned.
But earlier than all that, McDaniel stays optimistic concerning the possibilities of Garoppolo being prepared earlier than they face the Chargers.
“He’s already moving through (the steps),” McDaniels mentioned of Garoppolo, who was within the locker room after apply with teammates. “Again, it doesn’t mean that we know what the ultimate end result will be, but he’s doing good so far. And that’s out of my jurisdiction, so we’ll just find out when they tell us.”
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