Mario Edwards Jr. (hip) unavailable for Raiders until Week 9

The Oakland Raiders placed defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. (hip) on injured reserve.

What It Means:

He won't be eligible until Week 9, at which point the Raiders could activate Edwards by designating him their I.R./recall player.

Our algorithms project the Raiders' defense as the fifth-worst fantasy option in Week 1, going up against the New Orleans Saints. We peg them for 6.18 fantasy points.