Safety Johnathan Abram – one of the Oakland Raiders' first three rounds this spring – has to undergo surgery to treat a rotator cuff and labrum tear that was sustained on Monday night in the victory over the Denver Broncos. in several reports .
Abram started with great confidence for the Raiders vs. Denver and played on 49 of the 64 defensive snapshots from Oakland in the game. Head coach Jon Gruden was interviewed by reporters for Abram during his Tuesday talk, but did not say that Abram is dealing with a possible injury at the end of the season.
said Gruden. "He made some great games, some impressive games, and I think he missed a few tackles he has to do for us, but his debut was pretty good."
Abram had five tackles and one defended pass for Oakland on his regular season debut.