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Good news on Mike Goodson

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Raiders running back Mike Goodson left practice Tuesday via ambulance, after suffering a neck injury on a helmet-to-helmet hit with linebacker Phillip Wheeler.

The Raiders have announced that the team received “encouraging news” from doctors.

“Goodson’s CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test were negative,” the team said in a statement released Tuesday night.  “He has returned to the team’s training-camp headquarters at the Napa Valley Marriott.”

We wish Mike a quick recovery.

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12 Responses to “Good news on Mike Goodson”
  1. spellingcopfather says: Aug 7, 2012 11:38 PM

    Great News , considering what could have happien!!!

  2. villa41 says: Aug 7, 2012 11:38 PM

    Thumbs up, Mike. You’ve been looking great in camp. Hope you get back on practive field soon. Teams just don’t have McFadden to worry about. How about Goodson, Jones, and X factor Marcel Reese. This season is going to be good.

  3. donnymacjack says: Aug 7, 2012 11:41 PM

    Very good news indeed!

    (And thanks for not speculating on his replacement. His health is FAR more important than the game.)

  4. croghan1919 says: Aug 7, 2012 11:44 PM

    I hope the mans ok LONG term.
    If it was trauma to a spine disc(s) the his problems might not show up for several months.
    Just ask P. Manning.

  5. skoobyfl says: Aug 7, 2012 11:54 PM

    Way to go Mike!!

  6. oaklegend says: Aug 8, 2012 12:46 AM

    Goodson tweeted that the first person he saw coming out of his MRI was Dennis Allen. Love it.

  7. madesian says: Aug 8, 2012 1:35 AM

    Neck injuries are always scary. Good to hear he’s ok

  8. l1onhe4rt says: Aug 8, 2012 2:31 AM

    Still bring in Cedric Benson!!!!

  9. joetoronto says: Aug 8, 2012 6:53 AM

    Good stuff. All the best, Mike.

    Raider Nation.

  10. jgedgar70 says: Aug 8, 2012 8:09 AM

    Good news; hope he doesn’t have any long-term effects.

    How has he been doing in camp? The Panthers wanted to get rid of him because he developed a serious fumbling problem. Just curious how he’s been doing with that…

  11. paul82461 says: Aug 8, 2012 8:12 AM

    How does anyone put thumbs down on a guy who may have a serious injury no mater what team he plays for. Some people are just plain stupid.

  12. Manbearpig says: Aug 8, 2012 10:43 AM

    They scanned his cat. He can play!

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