Starting this Sunday, that thought will be severely put to the test as the Raiders, quite possibly the worst team in the league at the present time, play host to longtime division foe San Diego.
Terrelle Pryor backed off comments his agent made accusing the Oakland Raiders of putting him in a position to fail by putting him back in the starting lineup for Sunday’s season finale against Denver.
Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, replacing Matt McGloin for the final regular-season game against the Denver Broncos.
As the San Diego Chargers know all too well, their playoff fate may be sealed by the time they take the field this Sunday afternoon at home against Oakland.
As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.
Problems abound in the NFL sometimes, and it takes a lot the backing and support from your teammates, coaches, ownership and more to keep you a part of a franchise. Those problems can be injuries, losing streaks and even just rumors.
While the weekend’s action brought about a lot of rare occurrences and big-time happenings, there were also a number of situations that turned rather ugly. If there is an NFL weekend that includes a complaint filed against one’s own team, a player entering rehab, and a starting quarterback getting injured, then it’s not the best weekend in the world.
If the Oakland Raiders are going to make a run in the second half of the season they will have to become a much better second-half team.
One breathtaking sprint by Terrelle Pryor shook off any post-bye blues for the Oakland Raiders.
Talk about your strange happenings in the NFL – and you’ve got this week. One 49er is legally changing his name due to a fine. An Oakland Raider just dropped down two pegs. And the Houston Texans are pleading with fans to stop burning their jerseys.
It does not take much to stir the pot when it comes to the San Diego Chargers tackling the rival Oakland Raiders on the gridiron.
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There is a lot of change going on in the NFL already, and some teams truly need it. The Redskins are sitting at 0-3 but RG3 feels change is coming. The Buccaneers are changing quarterbacks. Oakland may have to do the same, thanks to a concussion and an investigation.
Matt Flynn might finally get another chance to start a game at quarterback in the NFL.
The Oakland Raiders will begin a short week of preparation with uncertainty about who will start at quarterback as Terrelle Pryor recovers from a concussion.
Terrelle Pryor will have the stage to himself in a final audition to win the Raiders’ starting quarterback job.