Wheatley was hurt last Sunday

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders running back Tyrone Wheatley expects to miss 2-to-4 weeks with a shoulder injury.

"I've seen better days," Wheatley told Sacramento radio
station KHTK on Wednesday. "It's pretty banged up. I'll recover
and get back soon."

When asked how soon, Wheatley said: "Soon is an ambiguous word
for I don't know. It's one of those deals where the doctor gives
you, you know, two-to-four weeks. So, you're just like, 'OK,
two-to-four weeks.' It's just one of those deals where it has to

Wheatley was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday' 30-17 loss to
Houston after catching a short pass from Kerry Collins. He was
tackled for a 1-yard loss and landed hard on his shoulder. Wheatley
at one point tried to go back in the game but was held out by coach
Norv Turner.

Wheatley wasn't in the locker room Wednesday during media
availability. All the Raiders said was that Wheatley was doubtful
for Sunday's game at Indianapolis and didn't specify which shoulder
was hurt.

Turner said after Wednesday's practice that if Wheatley couldn't
play, Zack Crockett and Amos Zereoue would get the bulk of the
snaps at tailback.