Injury behind him, Raiders CB Hayden gets to work

Updated: May 11, 2013, 8:26 PM ET
Associated Press

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Since being selected with the 12th overall pick in the draft, Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden has become a bit of a national celebrity due to the story of his near-fatal injury six months ago.

As much as he would prefer otherwise, the rookie gets questioned about it just about everywhere he goes.

Hayden understands why, of course. It's just that his focus is elsewhere these days.

"The only time I think about it is when somebody asks me," Hayden said Saturday. ...

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