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Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen sees a bright future for his quarterback Terrelle Pryor, and even though he's not quite ready to call him the face of the franchise just yet, he's certainly putting his eggs in the young QBs basket. Pryor had a stellar game against the San Diego Chargers in week 5, giving credence that the team should look to Pryor for the long-term haul, but after he hit a wall against the crushing defense of the Kansas City Chiefs, many are pausing on that assumption. "He's still a young player," Allen said Monday, via Chris Wesseling of


Broken Down Ford: Jacoby’s Days Are Numbered In Oakland

When track athlete Jacoby Ford ran the fastest 40-yard dash time of 4.28 seconds at the 2010 NFL draft combine, everyone knew he would be drafted by the speed addict Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders. Most pundits thought Ford would become another undersized speedster who had no business playing in the NFL, just like former Raiders wide receiver Johnny Lee Higgins. However, Ford had...

Raiders superfan Dr. Death speaks at Oakland City Council meeting

A pretty important Oakland City Council vote went down Tuesday night. The Council voted in favor of extending the planning period for the Coliseum City sports complex proposal. Long story, short: That’s a good thing if you want to see Oakland sports remain in Oakland. The $2 billion Coliseum City project, which has plans for up to three different venues for the Raiders, A’s and...

Raiders coach says the franchise WILL be built around Terrelle Pryor

Today Terrelle Pryor was given a major vote of confidence. Pryor has been very impressive this year, and he is winning the locker room over. “He’s still a young player,” Allen said Monday. “He’s still got a lot of growing to do and a lot of getting better to do. He’s a talented player and […]

Throw Him the Damn Ball: Oakland Raiders Need to Utilize Marcel Reece

Most people are jumping off Terrelle Pryor’s bandwagon because of last week’s terrible start against the Kansas City Chiefs. However, I still believe that Pryor is the answer to Oakland Raiders decade long search for a signal caller. What Pryor’s Kansas City debacle showed was that Pryor is nowhere near ready to be a gun slinging quarterback. In order for the Raiders to get...

Raiders using a different approach to the bye week than 2012

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen excused half the team from the first practice of this season's bye week as he most of the team's veterans and injured players time to heal up. With an injury ravaged offensive, a still healing Darren McFadden, and various other players hurting, the rest is more important than practicing. Allen held morning meetings while the younger players...

Raiders offensive pace a focus point going forward: 'We've got to be faster than that'

The Oakland Raiders hung in against a very good Kansas City Chiefs defense until mistakes doomed them. One of the issues coach Dennis Allen and QB Terrelle Pryor wants to improve on is the pace, both feel the offensive tempo was just too slow. Going up against a high powered defense that goes after the quarterback, quickening the pace is one way too slow down a pass rush that racked...

Planning period for proposed project extended, gives Raiders fans hope the franchise will stay in Oakland

  Local fans still have hope that their team will stay in their city. The Oakland City Council has extended the planning period for the proposed Coliseum City sports and entertainment project an additional 12 months by a unanimous vote, as reported by The extension gives time to interested investors to evaluate the grand project that could include as many as three...

Terrelle Pryor takes the blame for Sunday’s loss

Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor took the blame for Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. “What disappoints me is we lost the game because of me; that’s how I look at it,” said Pryor, via the Contra Costa Times. “You know what?” he continued. “I deserved them hits, because I didn’t get the ball out, and on one play I called the wrong protection. You make mistakes like that...

Pryor to remain Raiders' starting QB

The worst game of Terrelle Pryor's career won't cost him his job as the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback -- now or anytime soon. One day after Pryor threw three interceptions, including two in the final 4 minutes of a 24-7 loss to Kansas City, Raiders coach Dennis Allen said he remains committed to the young quarterback and has no plans to make a change. "I don...

Raiders take different approach to bye week

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is taking a different approach to the bye week this year. Almost half the team was excused from the first practice in the bye week this year as Allen gave almost all of the team's veterans and injured players time away from the field. After the team held morning meetings, the veterans got some rest and treatment while the younger players held...

Pryor still questionable for Raiders

It's looking more and more as though Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor's sprained right knee will keep him out of Sunday's game in Houston. A day after appearing to make progress on the practice field, Pryor suffered a setback on Friday and is listed as questionable. Undrafted rookie Matt McGloin, the only other quarterback on the Raiders' 53-man roster...

Raiders want to build around Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor has been quite the surprise early in the season and it looks like he may be the quarterback of the future for the Raiders. However, Pryor and the Raiders struggled last week against the Chiefs. Pryor was sacked 10 times and threw three interceptions and one was a pick six, but even with that game the Raiders know Pryor could be special and he needs help around him...

Oakland Raiders: 2013 Week 7 NFL Power Rankings (#30)

Last week: 30 (+0) Record: 2-4 The Raiders faced a 4th and 48 in their loss to the Chiefs this week, which is, unofficially I believe, an NFL record. It was so bad that even a solid punt, 46 yards, didn’t reach the chains. Negative plays were a theme of the day for the Raiders, as they were sacked 10 times. Terrelle Pryor is to blame for much of it, probably more than the offensive...

New Bills QB Matt Flynn: 'I always think I can get the job done'

Nineteen months ago Matt Flynn was considered a hot NFL commodity. This afternoon Flynn signed a contract with the Buffalo Bills his fourth team since the 2011 season. Flynn was a high-profile free agent last year. He's served as Aaron Rodgers' understudy and had shown the requisite flashes of backup brilliance to earn a three-year $19.5 million contract with the Seattle...

And The Award For Wildest Football Comparison Of The Year Goes To Warren Sapp

Flynn is like Wet Dope, wouldn’t sell nowhere!! — Warren Sapp (@WarrenSapp) October 14, 2013 So there’s that to have fun thinking about on a Monday evening.  As you may know, the Buffalo Bills recently added Matt Flynn to the team after playing for the Raiders, and Warren Sapp seems to think that’s a horrible idea. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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