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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 Pryor, according to USA Today. "He's the starter, and we're going to go into it as we would any other game." Leinart was ahead of Pryor on the team's depth chart after last Sunday's game against Carolina, but Allen decided this week to remain open minded about which quarterback to start Sunday. "We got a chance to see what Matt could do and we might need to see a little bit more of Terrelle," Allen said. "They're two totally different quarterbacks. Terrelle obviously is an athletic quarterback that can really do some things on the move. Matt's a little b...
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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.
— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) December 28, 2012
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’...
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...
Terrelle Pryor will make his first career start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders in their season finale in San Diego.
Coach Dennis Allen announced Friday that he is picking Pryor to start Sunday's game in place of the injured Carson Palmer. Pryor and Matt Leinart had been splitting time in practice earlier this week, but Allen decided to go with the younger Pryor.
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...
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...
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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Raiders coach Dennis Allen announced that Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.
Pryor and Matt Leinart, who relieved an injured Carson Palmer last week, had been splitting reps in practice.
The move may be upsetting to Leinart, who said earlier in the week that he felt he should start, but getting a look at Pryor in a game with both...
Raiders quarterbacks Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor shared reps in practice on Wednesday.
However, coach Dennis Allen did not select a starter for Sunday's game in San Diego.
Both played in last week's loss to Carolina when Carson Palmer went out with cracked ribs and a bruised lung after being hit from behind by Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy.
Allen said Wednesday...
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.
With Carson Palmer slated to miss the Oakland Raiders’
regular season finale due to his bruised lung, the question becomes which
backup, Matt Leinart or Terrelle Pryor, will get the start Sunday against the
San Diego Chargers. Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times reported yesterday
that Pryor and Leinart split first-team reps yesterday, adding even more
intrigue to the situation...
Matt Leinart is like any other quarterback in that he wants to play and not spend every week preparing for an opportunity that never comes. Yet, hes also cognizant of the fact that the Raiders need to take a long look at second-year quarterback Terrelle Pryor at some point.
Coach Dennis Allen said he is unsure whether to start Leinart or Pryor in place of injured regular Carson...