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At 3-10 and in the midst of another disappointing season, the Raiders don’t have a lot to lose at this point.
That’s why Oakland head coach Dennis Allen is thinking about giving second-year quarterback Terrelle Pryor some playing time over their final three games of the season. Allen said the team wants to get Pryor some in-game experience, but made sure not to insinuate that Carson Palmer was no longer the starter, according to Paul Gutierrez of Comcast Sports Net.
“I think the biggest thing is to start getting him in a game, a little bit of game action,” Allen said. “I’m not ready to say that he would be a starter. I think that Carson, obviously, he’s made a couple of mistakes the last couple of weeks but yet, Carson’s been one of the reasons why, specifically, earlier in the year, why we had a chance in certain games.
“So I’m not down on Carson at all. Obviously, we want to see some of these younger guys play.”
The Raiders previous front office, which included Al Davis, chose Pry...
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Even though Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor hasn’t played despite being active lately, there’s a good chance we’ll see him play next week against the Chiefs.
“We’ve had a package in for Terrelle in both games, but again, like I said, we had 47 plays in the game tonight, so the situation didn’t play out,” Allen said, via ProFootballWeekly.com. “Terrelle...
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen mentioned he wants to give some of their younger talent including QB Terrelle Pryor and RB Taiwan Jones more work in the coming weeks, per Steve Corkran.
Oakland has maintained that they believe Pryor can be a quarterback in the NFL, but there are plenty of questions as to whether or not he’s capable of handling the position.
Jones, who played...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, even though the Oakland Raiders decided to suspend linebacker Rolando McClain instead of releasing him right away after his on the field confrontation with head coach Jim Schwartz, he could still end up getting released. Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain, a 2010 first-round pick, is completing his two-game, team-issued suspension on Sunday...
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told the media that he’s not concerned with Darren McFadden’s ankle after he re-injured it last night.
Coach Dennis Allen said he expects RB Darren McFadden to be fine. McFadden reinjured his right ankle Thursday night.
— Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) December 7, 2012
The good news is that McFadden will have ten days to get ready for...
Once considered a quality No. 2 option for fantasy football teams, Denarius Moore has fallen on hard times. The Oakland Raiders second-year wide receiver hasn’t even been a flex-play option as of late.
Photo Credit: Tony Gonzalez/Raiders.com
From Week 2-10, Moore, 23, averaged 71.9 yards per game with five TDs in eight games.
That’s an average of double-digit fantasy points...
Dear Mr. Allen,
I understand why Pryor hasn’t been active until late in the season – I really do. I know you were saddled with him after the Raiders gave up a pick in the 3rd round for him and while he’s just the kind of guy that Al Davis liked – big, strong, fast and extremely athletic – he’s incredibly unpolished.
I know you likely don’t think he’s the...
Oakland head coach Dennis Allen insists that Darren McFadden is "fine" after tweaking his ankle late in Thursday night's loss to the Broncos.Fantasy Spin:The Thursday night game gives McFadden plenty of time to rest up before the Raiders' next game a week from Sunday against Kansas City. Unless we hear otherwise, he should be ready to go.
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A spirited effort by the Raider defense against Peyton Manning and the Broncos proved not to be enough as the Raiders fell again, bringing their record to 3-10. After a rough week for Dennis Allen dealing with the unexpected loss of his father Grady, the Raiders seemed to come into the Thursday night matchup...
In a game of AFC West rivals, the Denver Broncos came into Oakland searching for their tenth victory. The Oakland Raiders came home desperately in the need of win, and why not against an old foe to get them right back on track. But once again, the Raiders failed to hold on and took another loss 26-13.
The Broncos set the stage from the start as they moved quickly down the field...
Danny & Dano, the hosts of Sonoma County Sports Fans radio show and podcast were kind enough to invite me back again this week to talk Raiders. We discussed a number of different topics including the possibility of Jon Gruden coming back to coach the Silver & Black, how much blame Carson Palmer bears for the offenses struggles and what the Raiders should do, at a broad...