Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Oakland Raiders backup quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get significant playing time on Sunday, offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said Thursday. Knapp said the second-year quarterback from Ohio State, who got in for three plays last week, will play on third downs and more against the Carolina Panthers. "Maybe in the red zone – try and create a different look for the defense to contend with," Knapp said. " ... we're going to try and use some of his athletic ability this week." The Raiders are 4-10 this season have been eliminated from playoff contention. The offensive has struggled despite 22 touchdowns and a 60.9 completion percentage from starting quarterback Carson Palmer. Pryor, who has played in only two NFL games, said he is excited about the possibility. "When I get a lot of reps and I get comfortable, I will have success, I really believe that," Pryor told the San Francisco Chronicle. "Right now, I am just waiting. I don’t really compare myself to (Colin) Kaepernick ...
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