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It has been the hottest football debate in Oakland, who should start Sunday Terrelle Pryor or Matt Leinart. Dennis Allen announced Friday after a week long evaluation the Pryor will be the starter.
â€œIâ€™ve decided to go with Terrelle Pryor as our quarterback,â€™â€™ Allen said Friday following practice. â€œHeâ€™ll play in the game and weâ€™ll see how the game goes.
Heâ€™s the starter, and weâ€™re going to go into it as we would any other game,â€™â€™ according to Jerry McDonald of contracostatimes.com.
Pryor now will get a chance to show what he can do and if the Raiders should have quarterback as their top priority in the off-season.
â€œI wanted to see how each player responded,â€™â€™ Allen said. â€œI thought Terrelle responded well. I think he gives us a unique element of athleticism at the quarterback position and I think he deserves to get an opportunity to get out there and see what he can do.
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With Carson Palmer ruled out for Sunday's game, Raiders backup quarterback Matt Leinart believes he should be inserted into the starting lineup.
The Oakland Raiders have announcedÂ that they have placed DT Richard SeymourÂ on the injured reserve list.
Seymour suffered a hamstring that could force him to miss a portion of next season, which is really big news when you consider thatÂ he will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.
With the Raiders in the midst of a complete rebuild, it is pretty safe to assume...
The Oakland Raiders have announced that quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get the start for Sundayâ€™s game against the Chargers.
Head Coach Dennis Allen names @terrellepryor starting QB for Sunday.
â€” 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 opportunityÂ to show the Raidersâ€™...
Well, letâ€™s face it. If you take the time to read a fan site like this one, you obviously know the State of the AFC West. Outside of Denver, itâ€™s in shambles. There really isnâ€™t an easier way to say it. The Broncos ran away with this thing and the other three teams rounded out the worst division in professional [...]
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...
With Carson Palmer slated to miss the Oakland Raidersâ€™
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...
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 Sundayâ€™s finale against the San Diego Chargers, reports Jerry McDonald of the Contra Costa Times.
"Iâ€™ve decided to go with Terrelle Pryor as our
quarterback,â€™â€™ Allen said Friday following practice. â€œHeâ€™ll...
Terrelle Pryor will make his first career start at quarterback
for the Oakland Raiders in their season finale in San Diego.
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...