NAPA -- The Hall of Fame game ushered in a new phase of training camp for the Raiders.

When the Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins 24-20 Sunday, night the Raiders could finally envision playing someone else. The Raiders host the Cowboys at O.co Coliseum Friday night at 7 p.m.

Practice resumes for the Raiders Monday, their 10th practice (not counting walkthroughs) since coming to Napa.

Coach Dennis Allen said following Sunday's scaled-back practice there would be some scouting done on the Cowboys, although the main emphasis will be on evaluating his own roster.

``We'll start looking at the Cowboys a little bit (Monday) and we'll try to come up with a little bit of a plan for them in the opening preseason game,'' Allen said. ``We do want to give them an opportunity to have success and tell them some things they're going to see.

``It will be a lot more about what we do and being able to play our game and staying focused on what we want to accomplish.''

If form holds from pre-season games in past years, projected starters will see limited action -- a series or two -- while those in a position battle may see more time.


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There also could be an extensive list of players who will be held out due to injury. Players who haven't taken a training camp snap and surely won't play include offensive tackle Menelik Watson, defensive tackle Pat Sims and linebacker Miles Burris. Linebacker Kaluka Maiava, who left one of the early camp practices with a foot injury.

Rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden still hasn't been cleared by the medical staff for contact and also will be a spectator.

The Raiders held out 20 players from practice Sunday.

Of interest going into the preseason opener will be how the quarterback position shakes out after starter Matt Flynn and backup Terrelle Pryor. In recent practices, fourth-round draft pick Tyler Wilson has mostly watched as undrafted free agent Matt McGloin of Penn State got most of the work.

``I think he has the physical tools, but I think he's behind from the mental part of the game. That's where he has to continue to work to improve,'' Allen said.

Wilson conceded he's been struggling with information overload.

``I think obviously it's a new system, a new offense, there's a lot going into it. We're doing a lot of things, as far as motions, shifts, formations, and there's a lot to it. We're asking quarterbacks to do some protection stuff,'' Wilson said. ``There's a lot, and I'm trying to pick it up as quickly as possible so I've had a chance to sit behind Matt, Terrelle and watch their reps and try to pick up every detail I can and get as much mentally out of every practice as I possibly can and I think it's been good for me.''

Dallas won its preseason opener against Miami while sitting starting quarterback Tony Romo and running back DeMarco Murray.

It's a short week with a game on Friday, and even shorter because players get Tuesday off as mandated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. There is another practice Wednesday at 2:50 p.m. with a closed walkthrough Thursday.