Moss misses first game with Raiders; Timmerman sits

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Randy Moss missed his first game since joining the Oakland Raiders, sitting out Sunday's contest against the St. Louis Rams with a sprained ankle.

Moss, who leads the Raiders with 42 catches for 553 yards, injured his ankle last week against Cincinnati. He was replaced in the lineup by Ronald Curry. Doug Gabriel, claimed off waivers from New England earlier this week, also was active.

Rams right guard Adam Timmerman also missed the game with three broken ribs, ending his streak of playing in 184 consecutive regular-season games. Center Richie Incognito switched to guard to replace Timmerman, with Brett Romberg starting at center.

Other Raiders inactive were receiver Jerry Porter, tight end James Adkisson, running back LaMont Jordan, defensive back Duane Starks and offensive linemen Robert Gallery and Corey Hulsey.

Other Rams inactive were running backs Rich Alexis and Paul Smith, defensive linemen Eric Moore and Victor Adeyanju, offensive lineman Jeremy Parquet and safety Jerome Carter.