Jacoby Ford WR OAK 11 Months
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (Lisfranc surgery) says his foot is 100 percent healed.
Ford suffered Lisfranc injuries in each of the past two seasons, but finally appears to be 100 percent. The explosive receiver has a career 17.0 YPR average, and anticipates being used on returns this season in addition to being one of the team's top pass catchers. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, it will be important for Ford to show he can remain healthy.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK 11 Months
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford was arrested for DUI last month, but the Oakland district attorney has declined to charge him.
Ford was pulled over on March 14 for too-dark window tints and driving 75MPH in a 55MPH zone. Police "noticed the smell of alcohol coming from his car and his breath" when Ford opened his window. The Oakland D.A. provided no reason for dropping the charge other than to confirm it publicly. Ford, 26 in July, is entering the final year of his rookie contract. He missed all of 2012 with a Lisfranc fracture in his left foot. Ford also missed eight games in 2011.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Mar 08 '13
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (Lisfranc surgery) has resumed running routes.
"It's not quite 100 percent, but it's coming along really well," Ford said. "I am back to running routes and feel pretty good about my straight-ahead full speed. And I have been cutting on it." Ford "definitely" expects to be 100 percent for training camp.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Jan 31 '13
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford's 2013 salary jumped from $575,000 to $1.323 million based on rookie-deal incentives.
Ford missed the entire 2012 season after suffering a Lisfranc injury for the second season in a row. He's appeared in just 24 of a possible 48 games since being a fourth-round pick in 2010. However, when healthy, Ford is a terrific deep threat, as he's shown with his career 17.0 YPC average. Entering the final year of his contract, Ford is expected to be ready for training camp, but Lisfranc injuries can be tricky.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Dec 04 '12
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (Lisfranc surgery) is out of his walking boot and ready to ramp up his rehab program.
Ford is out for the season after suffering a Lisfranc injury for the second year in a row. While he should be ready for training camp, there's no guarantee that his pre-surgery explosiveness will return by the beginning of next season.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Sep 15 '12
Raiders placed WR/KR Jacoby Ford (foot) on season-ending injured reserve.
Ford underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair a Lisfranc injury to his left foot, and head coach Dennis Allen hinted that Ford's season could be over on Thursday. This move was fully expected after hearing the dreaded "Lisfranc" come up. Ford suffered the exact same injury in the 2011 season and it's turning out to be a major issue for his development. Rookie Rod Streater will continue to have a large role in Oakland's offense in 2012.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Sep 13 '12
Coach Dennis Allen conceded Thursday that there is a "strong possibility" WR/KR Jacoby Ford (Lisfranc surgery) will be placed on injured reserve.
Any time a sub-package player is scheduled to miss more than a month, he becomes a candidate for injured reserve. We fully expect Ford to end up on the list. The question is whether he will be "designated for return," in which case he could return after six weeks.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Sep 12 '12
Raiders WR/KR Jacoby Ford underwent surgery to repair a Lisfranc injury on his left foot Wednesday.
According to beat writer Vittorio Tafur, it's the same injury Ford suffered last season. It was known Ford had a left foot injury, but the Raiders never announced it was of the dreaded Lisfranc variety. Darren McFadden never returned after suffering a Lisfranc sprain in early October last season, while Matt Schaub was knocked out for the year after suffering the same injury in November. If Ford returns, it likely won't be until late November or early December.
Jacoby Ford WR OAK Sep 11 '12
Raiders WR/KR Jacoby Ford will undergo surgery to repair his injured foot.
Coach Dennis Allen expects Ford to miss a "significant" amount of time. We first became concerned for Ford's early-season availability when he acknowledged that the injury is essentially a repeat of the one that sidelined him for six games at mid-season a year ago. Rookie Rod Streater will continue to have a major role in the passing attack after playing five snaps more than Darrius Heyward-Bey in the opener.