Las Vegas Raiders Safety Out For The Season

The Las Vegas Raiders will be without safety Johnathan Abram for the rest of the season, as the 25-year-old is set to have shoulder surgery. 

Abram showed solid signs of improvement this campaign, as he had a notable 116 tackles, an interception and four passes defended. He also started in all 14 of his games with the Raiders, while being in every defensive snap during the team's first 14 weeks of the season. 

This news isn't ideal for the Raiders in the slightest. At this juncture of the season, they are third place in the AFC West with a 7-7 record. They are also one game behind the Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Chargers and Buffalo Bills in the Wild Card standings. Thus, they truly need all the help they can get to have any shot of playing postseason football. 

On the bright side, however, Abram is expected to be fully recovered by the beginning of the 2022 season. It will be intriguing to see what the 2019 first-round pick will be capable of doing in his fourth NFL year. 

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