Tuiasosopo to start for Raiders at Detroit on Sunday

Updated: October 29, 2003, 8:08 PM ET

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Marques Tuiasosopo will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Detroit in place of the injured Rich Gannon.

Gannon, the reigning NFL MVP, was listed as doubtful Wednesday with a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder. Such an injury could sideline him for several weeks.

"How long it's going to be, I don't know," coach Bill Callahan said. "I'm confident he can get back sooner than later. He's always been a quick healer. ... Rich is a fierce competitor. Nobody, ...

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