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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders are ready to get a long look at Terrelle Pryor to see if he can be their quarterback of the future.
Pryor got the nod to start Sunday's season finale in San Diego in place of the injured Carson Palmer. After being deemed not ready to be the backup when Palmer got hurt last week in Carolina, Pryor now gets the chance to make his first career start.
"We know what his strengths are, we know what his weaknesses are," coach Dennis Allen said Friday. "But really, to give him an opportunity to go out in a game, against a division opponent, at their place, and give him a chance to play, it gives us a view into the future."
Allen said he told Pryor and Matt Leinart early in the week that he was leaning to Pryor but wanted to see how practice developed. He said he thought Pryor responded well and now wants to see what his athleticism can bring to a team that has failed to score a touchdown the past two weeks.
Pryor said he...
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The Oakland Raiders have announced that quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get the start for Sunday’s game against the Chargers.
Head Coach Dennis Allen names @terrellepryor starting QB for Sunday.
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With Carson Palmer out with an injury and possibly done as a member of the Raiders, Pryor will have a opportunity to show the Raiders’...
Quarterback Terrelle Pryor will make his first NFL start for Oakland in the Raiders' season finale Sunday against San Diego. Pryor, in his second season after leaving Ohio State as a junior, will share time with backup Matt Leinart, coach Dennis Allen said after Friday's practice. "He'll play in the game and we'll see how the game goes," Allen said of...
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get the start this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. The former Ohio State product has only played eight pro snaps in his two year pro career to this point. He will face a Chargers defense that ranks 18th against the pass and fourth against the run this season.
This is a great move for the Oakland organization. It makes sense...
The Oakland Raiders have elected to go with second-year quarterback
Terrelle Pryor, not veteran reserve Matt Leinart, to replace the injured Carson
Palmer during Sunday’s finale against the San Diego Chargers, reports Jerry McDonald of the Contra Costa Times.
"I’ve decided to go with Terrelle Pryor as our
quarterback,’’ Allen said Friday following practice. “He’ll...
The Oakland Raiders are a miserable mess, and head coach Dennis Allen is willing to give Terrelle Pryor meaningful minutes under center this Sunday, as Pryor has been named the starter against the Chargers. “I’ve decided to go with Terrelle Pryor as our quarterback,’’ Allen said Friday following practice. “He’ll play in the game and [...]
Terrelle Pryor has been named the Raiders starting quarterback for Week 17 against the Chargers. SOURCE: NFL.comFantasy Spin:Carson Palmer left last Sunday's game with an injury and was replaced by Matt Leinart, who underwhelmed -- 16-32, 115 yards, 1 INT -- in a 17-6 loss to Carolina. Pryor has only thrown two NFL passes in his career so he obviously shouldn't be trusted...
Terrelle Pryor will make his first career start at quarterback
for the Oakland Raiders in their season finale in San Diego.
After a mini-quarterback’s controversy that didn’t really interest a whole lot of folks outside of Oakland, Terrelle Pryor has won the right to start the Raiders’ final 2012 game against the San Diego Chargers.
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With Oakland quarterback Carson Palmer inactive with cracked ribs and a bruised lung, Terrelle Pryor is set to make his first career start against the San Diego Chargers.
Also inactive for the Raiders on Sunday were running back Jeremy Stewart, safety Tyvon Branch, linebacker Rolando McClain, guard Mike Brisiel, defensive lineman Brandon Bair and wide receiver Juron Criner.