Found April 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Free agent quarterback Matt Leinart is scheduled to visit the Oakland Raiders next week. Leinart will compete with Terrelle Pryor for the backup quarterback spot to Carson Palmer, according to ESPN, but Leinart would have an inside track on the job ahead of Pryor. If Leinart signs with Oakland, he will reunite with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, who coached him in Houston. Palmer and Leinart both won Heisman Trophy awards at USC.
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