Raiders' D.J. Hayden hurts hamstring in Week 12

Oakland Raiders slot cornerback D.J. Hayden suffered a hamstring injury in the Week 12 win over the Carolina Panthers.

What It Means:

He was forced into every-down duties with starter David Amerson (out) and allowed just one catch for three yards on six targets before leaving. On the year, Hayden has been Pro Football Focus' No. 108 cover corner out of 120 qualifiers.

Oakland's pass defense ranks 26th in schedule-adjusted Defensive Passing Net Expected Points per play.