Posted September 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
A dominant defensive performance helped the Washington Redskins head into their bye finally feeling good about themselves. After three straight losses to open the season, the Redskins got a 45-yard interception return for a touchdown from David Amerson and sacked Matt Flynn seven times to beat the banged-up Oakland Raiders 24-14 Sunday. ''Guys will be able to enjoy their bye week a little bit more after this win,'' quarterback Robert Griffin III said. ''`And then we come back and we've got to get on a winning streak to get back to where we want to be.'' That's especially true for a defensive unit that allowed 1,464 yards of offense through three games - the most through a team's first three games since the 1951 New York Yanks gave up 1,494, according to STATS. The Yanks folded after that season. Taking advantage of a Raiders team that was without starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor the whole way, and running backs Darren McFadden and M...

Dennis Allen: Matt Flynn didn’t play well

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was asked if he thought about benching Matt Flynn for Matt McGloin during the game. “Not really. I just didn’t feel like that was a better option. I think Matt Flynn was our best option to give us a chance and we didn’t play well enough,” said Allen, per Allen says the sacks that Flynn gave up hurt them. “Obviously, I don’t...

Oakland Raiders give Washington Redskins their first win

In the beginning of the game against the Washington Redskins, Oakland had the lead until the third quarter due to the Redskins’ disastrous offensive performance. What was the turning point in the game that caused the Redskins to overturn the Raiders? Washington’s defense picked up the slack of their offense, resulting in an ending score of Washington 24, Oakland 14. How did quarterback...

Raiders to start Matt Flynn at QB

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn will start Sunday against the Washington Redskins a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Terrelle Pryor who had started the first three weeks had been listed as questionable due to a concussion suffered Monday night. Pryor who is the Raiders' leading rusher through three games with 198 yards passed his final concussion protocol...

Flynn starts at QB for Raiders

Terrelle Pryor is inactive for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday because he has not fully recovered from a concussion and Matt Flynn will start in his place. Pryor practiced on a limited basis during the week and was a possibility to play Sunday's game against Washington but was held out. The injury gives Flynn his third career start and first since throwing six TD passes in the...

Request for tinted visor by Terrelle Pryor led to Matt Flynn starting

Late Saturday night the Chronicle reported that Terrelle Pryor would be starting for the Raiders against Washington after passing his final concussion test. As we saw on Sunday, that was not the case. So what happened in between that report and Matt Flynn getting the start and literally throwing away his last chance to be a starter in this league? Apparently it was Pryor’s own...

Matt Flynn Will Start For Oakland?

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Raiders will start Matt Flynn at quarterback Sunday against the Redskins.Fantasy Spin:Terrelle Pryor passed his concussion tests but the team is being extra cautious with him. Given how bad Washington's defense has looked this season, Flynn isn't a bad option in two-QB leagues.

Report: Terrelle Pryor Out vs Redskins, Flynn To Start

Ah the Raiders are what we thought they were. After going back and forth about his status, and in the wake of the report from Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle that Terrelle Pryor would start for the Raiders, Jay Glazer has come to the rescue again, and is reporting that Pryor is out for Sunday’s game against the Redskins, and Matt Flynn will get the start. Scoopage...

Report: Flynn will start over Pryor today

We reported last night that Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been cleared and will start against the Redskins. It looks like things have changed. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  even though Pryor has been cleared,  Matt Flynn will start. Despite T Pryor being cleared, Raiders players were told in team mtg last night that Matt Flynn, NOT Pryor, starts today. Details...

Redskins Defense Pushes Them to a 24-14 Victory Over Oakland

The game started out much like the first three weeks have for the Washington Redskins, down by 14 early on. The Redskins surrendered an early touchdown to the Raiders after a blocked punt from Sav Rocca was recovered in the end-zone. Matt Flynn, who was unexpectedly making his first start for Oakland in place of [...]

Oakland Raiders: QB Terrelle Pryor out, Matt Flynn to start

Terrelle Pryor suffered a concussion last Monday night when the Oakland Raiders lost to the Denver Broncos. It was reported that Pryor completed his concussion testing this week but underwent another test on Saturday. FOX Sports insider Jay Glazer is reporting this morning that Pryor is out this week and Matt Flynn will get the start for the Raiders as they host the winless Washington...
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