Last week, Oakland Raidersrunning back Michael Bush had a broken thumb and a prognosis that he'd be sidelined for a month.
Bush must be kind of a quick heal. He suited up and participated in Raiders practice Monday, the Oakland Tribune reports, and may play this weekend in the Raiders' Week 1 opener in Tennessee.
"He did some individual work, caught the ball, ran some routs, carried it a little bit," coach Tom Cabletold the Tribune.
Eyewitness Raider-watcher Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Bush was going through "most" drills, and the "wrap on (his) thumb looks smaller."
Bush was the Raiders leading rusher last season, and averaged nearly five yards a carry.
Joe Kukura is a freelance writer who is sad to see that notorious punch-out artist LeGarrette Blount is no longer with the Titans for the upcoming Raiders game.
Published at 2:30 PM PDT on Sep 7, 2010
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