conveyed some uncertainty about Hayden's status for the start of training camp, and since he is currently penciled into a starting spot the team would surely like to see him get healthy and get some meaningful work in before the start of the season. The Raiders intercepted just nine passes (second-fewest in the league) and finished 28th in the league in pass defense (255.8 yards per game) last year, and a bigger contribution from Hayden (one interception last year) will be key to any potential turnaround this year.
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