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After signing wide receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs during the offseason, he was never able to get healthy, which led to the Raiders releasing him as they cut down their roster to 75 players.
Raiders release WR Josh Cribbs. Got $225k of 1-yr, $1.25M contract. Was due $865k in base salary w/$160k in per game rost. bonuses in '13
— Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) August 25, 2013
There’s a chance Cribbs’ career could be over.
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The Oakland Raiders have reportedly cut former Browns return man Josh Cribbs according to Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune.
Cribbs terminated as vested veteran. Simply never recovered from knee injury.
— Jerry McDonald (@Jerrymcd) August 25, 2013
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The Raiders knew it was going to be a gamble bringing in Josh Cribbs after knee surgery. And on Sunday the team conceded it was a gamble that wasn’t going to pay off. Like any wager placed on the Raiders to win the Super Bowl.
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Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen has decided to rest Matt Flynn due to a sore arm from lingering tendonitis and to start the dynamic young Terrelle Pryor Thursday night for the final preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Allen did not deny that after Flynn’s awful performance that Pryor now has a large chance to start if all goes well Thursday
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After Friday night’s preseason game, Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle believes Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn has lost his confidence.
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— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) August 24, 2013
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Scott Bair of Comcast Sports reports that QB Terrelle Pryor took the first team snap during Sunday’s practice before it was closed off to the media.
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According to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com, Terrelle Pryor took the first team reps during practice for the Raiders.
Just kicked us off the practice field, not before seeing Pryor take first team snap in team drills #raiders
— Scott Bair (@BairCSN) August 25, 2013
Jay Glazer of FOX Sports believes Pryor can win the the starting job in Oakland.
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