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Raiders QB Marcus Mariota on injured reserve with undisclosed injury


HENDERSON, Nev. — The Las Vegas Raiders placed backup quarterback Marcus Mariota on injured reserve Monday with an undisclosed injury. NFL Network reported it was a pectoral injury, which would explain Mariota’s accuracy issues in camp.

Per the NFL’s COVID-19 rules tweaks, Mariota conceivably could return to Las Vegas’ 53-man active roster in three weeks.

With Mariota sidelined, the Raiders signed DeShone Kizer to their practice squad after he spent last season on the team’s 53-man roster but never played in a game. In fact, Kizer was active for three games late in the season before being demoted to No. 3 behind Mike Glennon for the season finale. He never appeared in a game.

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