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ALAMEDA, Calif. - Even as he tries to adjust to his role as the Oakland Raiders interim coach, Tony Sparano hasnt strayed far from his duties working with the teams offensive line.Its a good thing, too.With veteran lineman Khalif Barnes sitting out Sundays home game against San Diego with a quad strain, 2013 second-round pick Menelik Watson will make his fifth career start.Hes told us hes going to need us to step it up and be more responsible, Watson said Friday. With the vets we have, its not a problem. We do understand that he has a bigger role, but any chance we can get his views on how to things, its good. Were all excited about the new change and what hes doing and the direction hes taking us.Its not the ideal situation Sparano was hoping for with his team coming off the bye. Quarterback Derek Carr is nursing knee and foot injuries and will be facing a San Diego defence that is third overall and first in fewest points allowed.Because the Chargers occasionally use Dwight Freeney on the left side of the defence, its almost certain that Watson will face the seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker at some point.Theyre probably looking over preseason tapes and stuff like that, to get a feel for me, Watson said. Well, Im doing the same thing on him. Itll be exciting to get out there and compete against a guy like that.The 42nd overall pick in 2013, Watson made one nominal start as an extra offensive lineman earlier this season but has spent most of his time on special teams.The 6-foot-5-inch native of England, who played one year in junior college and another season at Florida State, was originally drafted to be the Raiders left tackle. He started three games as a rookie then was moved to the right side this past off-season.Watson held onto the starting job through nearly the entire preseason before rookie Gabe Jackson beat out Barnes for the left guard spot. Barnes was shifted back to right tackle, pushing Watson back down the depth chart.That meant Watson had to get his work on the scout team while going against Oakland defensive ends Justin Tuck and LaMarr Woodley, along with first-round pick linebacker Khalil Mack.In Freeney, Watson faces a player who was once among the top pass rushers in the NFL. The 34-year-old is coming off an injury-shortened 2013 season and is showing signs of his former self, although Freeney has been limited in practice this week with a sore knee.Even slowed, Freeney will provide a stern test for Watson.Obviously, this is an important step for Menelik right now, Sparano said. He played a lot of snaps last week and did some good things and some things that need to be corrected. But its out there, its on tape, our opponent sees it and he knows hes gotta fix it.Based on what happened last year, you really have to treat him like a rookie in your approach to things. Youre starting all over again with him and hes really done a good job that way and I think hes getting better and better each week. Hell have his hands full this week, its a big challenge.Notes: CB Keith McGill (groin) did not practice and is out. CB Tarrell Brown (thumb) is probable. LB Sio Moore (ankle), FB Marcel Reece (quad) and WR Vincent Brown (hamstring) were limited and are all questionable. Bengals Jerseys China . With just under five seconds remaining - the Raptors having clawed back from a 19-point deficit and pulled within one - DeRozan took the handoff from Chuck Hayes. Wholesale Bengals Jerseys . The star receiver certainly isnt celebrating it with the Texans mired in a franchise-record 13-game skid. http://www.cheapbengalsjerseysauthentic.com/.Y. - Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did — a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award. Cheap Bengals Jerseys China .com) - Will Conant booted a 39-yard field goal as time expired and Air Force played spoiler with a 27-24 win over 21st- ranked Colorado State on Friday. Cheap Bengals Jerseys .ca. Kerry, In the first period of Saturdays Montreal-Ottawa game, Brendan Gallagher is called for goaltender interference. Craig Anderson is outside the blue paint trying to make the save.The Ottawa Redblacks didnt wait for the expansion draft to begin putting their roster together. The Redblacks signed 23-year-old running back Jordan Roberts on Tuesday, their fifth free agent signing thus far. The 5-foot-10, 222-pounder out of NCAA Division II University of Chharleston, participated in training camp with the NFLs Kansas City Chiefs earlier this year.dddddddddddd In college, he gained 4,918 all-purpose yards along with 50 touchdowns. He also set numerous school and collegiate records and was named All-American twice. ' ' '

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