Found September 01, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
The NFL season is upon us. Rejoice! To celebrate, we’re putting together some thoughts in the form words, which are hopefully forming coherent sentences. You can read our predictions for the entire NFL here. What follows is our preview for those charming Raiders. So pop open a Tecate or six and enjoy. No, seriously, everything Raiders-related these days is better when drinking. Is Terrelle Pryor the answer at quarterback? Jesus, I don’t know anymore, man. I used to think Pryor had no chance at being the full-time starter. But then he busted his ass improving his game in the offseason, didn’t falter all training camp and is potentially on the verge of proving me wrong. It’s all good; I’ll own it. He’s still nowhere near being an ideal quarterback, which the Raiders have so desperately needed since about 1943 (rough estimate). He still makes the occasional bad mistake. He’ll abandon the pocket too quickly. And his accuracy is still ehhhh. Basically, he’s your old high school quarterb...

Report: Terrelle Pryor will start for the Raiders this week

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle,  Terrelle Pryor will start for the Raiders in their season opener against the Colts The Chronicle has learned Terrelle Pryor is starting at quarterback for #Raiders Sunday, per couple of league sources. Not a big surprise. — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) September 3, 2013 The Raiders already know Matt Flynn isn’t their franchise...

Raiders: Pryor is Week 1 starter

For the second straight year, Matt Flynn was brought in to compete for the starting job on an NFL team. And for the second straight year, he's lost out—this time to former Buckeye Terrelle Pryor.

Raiders name Terrelle Pryor Week 1 starter

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said he knew who was going to start, but wasn't going to announce it until Sunday.  Well, it looks like the news got out before Allen had the chance to announce his decision.  According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, Allen told Matt Flynn and Terrelle Pryor Monday morning was was starting Week 1 against the Colts. If Pryor does...

Terrelle Pryor named starting quarterback by Raiders

Tweet After a long and bumpy road, according to multiple reports the Oakland Raiders have named former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor their week 1 starter. After being drafted in the 2011 supplemental draft Pryor has been back up each of the last two seasons and some considered a disappointment. This pre-season the Raiders have […]

Terrelle Pryor wins the starting spot in Oakland

For the second season-in-a-row, Matt Flynn has lost his spot to a young, mobile quarterback.  Please click here to read this story. The post Terrelle Pryor wins the starting spot in Oakland appeared first on Players View.

Should Terrelle Pryor Be the Raiders’ Starter Beyond Week One?

With the last game of the preseason finished, there are many questions still plaguing the Oakland Raiders but the main question is who will be taking the snaps for the offense this year? Coming into the preseason, the top candidate was Matt Flynn. It was his job to lose. After three preseason games, seemingly the coin flipped, was it now Terrelle Pryor’s job to lose in the fourth...

Raiders may not announce starting quarterback until Sunday

According to,  Raiders head coach Dennis Allen may not announce his starter for this week’s game until Sunday. The Oakland coach said Monday he is not ready to announce who will be his starting quarterback Sunday at Indianapolis in the season opener. Allen said he might not announce his decision until Sunday. Usually, these things have a way of becoming known during the...

Report: Terrelle Pryor Wins Raiders Starting QB Position

Matt Flynn is cursed. The Chronicle has learned Terrelle Pryor is starting at quarterback for #Raiders Sunday, per couple of league sources. Not a big surprise. — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) September 3, 2013

Pryor to start opener for Raiders

Terrelle Pryor has been named the Raiders' starting quarterback for the season opener Sunday according to two league sources. Head coach Dennis Allen told Pryor and Matt Flynn his decision Monday morning. Allen said he wasn't going to disclose his choice publicly for competitive reasons. Flynn was the starter throughout training camp but struggled in the third preseason...

Oakland Raiders Name Terrelle Pryor Starting QB Over Matt Flynn for Week One

In a way you could say that Matt Flynn can't catch a break, but you could also say that he has caught a tremendous break and his moment has come to pass. It has been reported that the Oakland Raiders have decided to go with former Ohio State star Terrelle Pryor as the starting quarterback over Flynn. Yes, Flynn has been passed over yet again. Early Monday the word...

Terrelle Pryor Isn’t Raiders’ Best Quarterback Right Now, But He is Their Best Hope for Future

Matt Flynn just can’t catch a break. After signing a three-year, $26 million deal to become the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback last offseason, Flynn was overshadowed by a rookie by the name of Russell Wilson during the preseason and was banished to the bench for all but nine passes in 2012. Almost one calendar year later, Flynn must be having deja vu. On Tuesday, the...

Raiders could capitalize on element of surprise against the Colts

After an entire offseason, most NFL teams are ready to roll for week one of the regular season, but as is often the case, the Oakland Raiders aren’t following suit, and at first glance, the team doesn’t appear ready for their Sunday matchup in Indianapolis. The big question going into week one is, who will be the Raiders’ quarterback. We’d all like to know whether the team...

Report: Terrelle Pryor Named Raiders’ Starting Quarterback, Matt Flynn Foiled Yet Again

Al Davis‘ impact on the Raiders’ organization still isn’t over, even nearly two years after his death. After a competitive quarterback competition this summer, Terrelle Pryor, Davis’ final draft pick before his death, was named the Raiders’ opening day starter, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. Pryor, who was selected with a third-round pick in the...
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