ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Miles Burris went from being a promising rookie to an injured afterthought in less than a year with the Oakland Raiders.
Now that his injured knee is completely healthy, Burris is making a run to regain the starting linebacker job he lost when he got hurt a year ago.
Burris lined up as the first-team weakside linebacker at this week's mandatory minicamp that serve as the Raiders' final practices before they start training camp next month.
Burris started 15 games as a rookie in 2012 before playing just sparingly last season when he was limited to six games as a reserve and special teamer following offseason knee surgery. It was the first time he missed a game at any level due to injury.
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