Greg Olson created an offensive package this offseason to get Raiders backup quarterback Terrelle Pryor on the field. He didn’t want such athleticism to lay fallow not on a team in desperate need of offensive talent.
It started small with a read option play here a designed run there. The offensive coordinator considered it an accent piece to his offense something to convert a first down or cross a goal line every now and then.
Pryor easily digested those plays so Olson gave him more to chew. Even still it was a novelty.
Now it could be a full time thing. Pryor is a legitimate contender to start behind center which has forced Olson to adjust and expand Pryor’s responsibilities.
“We signed Matt [Flynn] with the thought being that he’s going to come in and be the starter and we would have that package for Terrelle” Olson said. “But Terrelle has done some things in these preseason games that we’ve been excited about; stuff that a lot of people are excited about. With h...