ALAMEDA – If you thought Lane Kiffin would rule Josh McCown out for Sunday’s game in Miami, you should have known better by now.
Kiffin said he wants to see if McCown can practice tomorrow morning. He added McCown not practicing wouldn’t mean he couldn’t play on Sunday.
I don’t believe McCown will start on Sunday. The fractured big toe on his left foot is one thing.
But don’t forget he sprained his right foot a couple of weeks ago, too.
That Kiffin pulled McCown on Sunday is an indication even he thinks McCown is too banged up to be effective.
But I’ll believe Daunte Culpepper is starting when if I see him start on Sunday.
*Kiffin offered no specifics on Derrick Burgess’ calf injury. It looks like he could miss this weekend’s game after sitting out against Cleveland.
Burgess was in the locker room briefly, wearing a sleeve on his right calf. He doesn’t discuss injuries and was gone before anyone could ask and be told he doesn’t talk about them.
Kiffin said Burgess could play a lot or be limited. Translation, he doesn’t know if Burgess will play at all or he does and he’s just not telling.