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Oakland Raiders rookie tight end Mychal Rivera scored his first NFL career touchdown in the first quarter of Sunday's NFL game against the Washington Redskins. Attending the game was his sister Naya Rivera, star of the hit TV show "Glee", who celebrated the touchdown in her suite while wearing an all-black ensemble complete with a Raiders cap.
After catching the 18-yard TD pass from quarterback Matt Flynn, Mychal broke out a quick little dance:
Mychal finished with 2 catches for 44 yards, but the Raiders lost to the Redskins 24-14.
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According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get the start against the Redskins on Sunday. Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor will start Sunday against the Washington Redskins, six days after sustaining a concussion, league sources said. Backup Matt Flynn took most of the reps in practice all week but Pryor passed the NFL and team’s concussion...
What could have been a plus matchup for the Raiders ended up being a nightmare of a home game. A frustrating loss to the previously 0-3 Redskins, coupled with injuries to a lot of key players, made for a pretty unenjoyable Sunday for Raiders fans. Let’s look over what went wrong on this fateful Sunday.
1. Matt Flynn cannot start anymore.
I personally caught myself screaming...
Raiders coach Dennis Allen went back and forth on whether to play Terrelle Pryor against Washington until finally reaching a decision the night before Sunday's game.
Allen said he chose to err on the side of "extreme caution" in defending his decision Sunday after a 24-14 loss at O.co Coliseum.
"We were actually at a point where we were ready to go with Terrelle...
After today’s loss to the Redskins, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told the media that he expects Terrelle Pryor to be ready to play next week.
Allen said team wanted to exercise extreme caution with Pryor, so held him out. Feels good about him playing next week, per Jim Trotter of SI.com.
While the Redskins played a good game and earned a tough road win, the Raiders might...
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...
Only the Oakland Raiders could come up with a scenario like this.
We reported earlier in the week that Terrelle Pryor was doubtful to play this week after suffering a concussion against the Broncos on Monday night football.
By Friday things had changed, and Raiders head coach Dennis Allen indicated that Pryor was feeling better and passed his concussion test.
He said the team will...
Offense:With Pryor out, the Raiders were in for a long day. Even the strongest Matt Flynn supporters did their best disappearing act after Flynn struggled so much. He holds onto the ball way too long and stared down his receivers all day. Matt Flynn is not a starting NFL quarterback. The offensive line struggled to block with Flynn at quarterback. They gave up seven sacks...
The playoffs in Major League Baseball will be starting this week and one NFL team is already impacted. According to the Oakland Raiders official team site, the Raiders have moved the kickoff of their game back seven hours in order to accommodate the conversion from a baseball stadium on Saturday while the A’s host a game to a football stadium on Sunday.
From the Raiders official...
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.
Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor had a setback Saturday night with a return of concussion symptoms and that's why he won't play on Sunday, according to Jay Glazer.Fantasy Spin:Matt Flynn will get the start with Matt McGloin as the backup. If all goes well, Pryor should be back for next Sunday's game against the Chargers.
With the news that Vince Wilfork is most likely done for the season with an Achilles injury, it was only a matter of time before someone would contact free agent, and former Patriot standout, Richard Seymour to gauge his interest in a possible return to New England.
Seymour's response? Short, per Ron Borges of the Boston Herald:
When asked if he'd come back...
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...
Reached this morning at his home outside of Atlanta former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour indicated that he was not considering a return to New England in the wake of Vince Wilfork's season-ending Achilles injury.
When asked if he'd come back to the Patriots where he was part of all three Super Bowl championship teams Seymour chuckled responding ...
The Raiders didn’t have their starting quarterback and lost their star running back early in the second half.
And the Redskins still struggled to pull out a victory at O.co Coliseum. But Robert Griffin III and Co. made just enough plays in the second half to escape with a 24-14 victory and breathe life back into their season.
At 1-3 the Redskins still have much work to do. But...
This weekend's game between the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders has been moved to a night game because of the baseball playoffs.