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Asomugha expected to play in Week 1

Updated: September 1, 2009, 7:29 PM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

Although Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has a chipped bone in his left wrist, he is expected to play in the "Monday Night Football" opener against the San Diego Chargers in Oakland.

Earlier, a source said that Asomugha was expected to miss two weeks, putting his availability for the season opener in jeopardy.

"I'll play in the opener, no problem," Asomugha said Tuesday, shooting down reports that he might miss the Raiders' Sept. 14 home game against San Diego. "If ...

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