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Five Takeaways From Head Coach Del Rio's Wednesday Press Conference

The Raiders returned to the practice field Wednesday afternoon at their Alameda, Calif., facility to formally begin preparation for their Week 2 showdown with the Baltimore Ravens.

Following his team's on-field work for the day, Head Coach Jack Del Rio addressed the media.

Here are the highlights from his press conference.

Head Coach Del Rio addressed the status of starting quarterback Derek Carr.

"He went full today, so we'd anticipate he'd be ready to go. He was able to practice today, full practice. It was good to see."

**He also gave an update on safety Charles Woodson.


"Guys can play with shoulders, depending on the severity of it and we'll just see how the week progresses and whether or not he's ready to go on Sunday. He's a competitive guy. You don't play as long as he has without being prideful and very competitive."

After struggling to find a rhythm offensively last week, Head Coach Del Rio stated the keys to finding success on offense Sunday.

"Move the ball and score points against a really difficult opponent, a really tough opponent."

Coming off the team's Week 1 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Head Coach Del Rio spoke about the importance of each game in the NFL.

"I think every week is important. I know the media cycles that you get the buildup of one being more important than another, but really they're all important. At the end of the year you look back and you say, 'gee this one was really important and it wasn't built up that way.' You get 16 opportunities that you get an opportunity to go compete in, and if you do enough in those opportunities than you get more. Every game is important."

He acknowledged that Sunday's result was disappointing, but the team has moved on and is now squarely focused on playing the Baltimore Ravens.

"We had our day of kind of telling it like it was yesterday and today was a good day of work."

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