Branden Oliver played in eight games this season, carrying the ball 35 times for 83 yards and also catching six passes for 26 yards.
Branden Oliver will serve in a reserve role Sunday against the Raiders with Melvin Gordon (ankle) active for the contest.
Branden Oliver could act as the Chargers' lead back Sunday against the Raiders if Melvin Gordon (ankle) is sidelined for the contest, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Branden Oliver carried the ball eight times for nine yards in Sunday's 14-7 win over the Jets.
Branden Oliver will step in as the Chargers' No. 2 running back if Austin Ekeler isn't able to play with a broken hand over the team's final two games of the regular season, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Branden Oliver should reclaim his role as the Chargers' No. 3 running back after Andre Williams sustained a broken wrist in Sunday's win over the Redskins, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.