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Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Posted on: August 28, 2011 10:29 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

It feels like we've written about Terrelle Pryor a million times since he decided to bolt Ohio State and head to the NFL. (The actual answer is 62. So there's that.)

Perhaps that's because of his up-and-down status for the NFL's supplemental draft. Or perhaps that's because he's such a talented player who presents tons of upside but remains an enigma, particularly with respect to what position he'll play as a professional.

Whatever, for those that want to see Pryor as a quarterback, you're in luck -- Raiders head coach Hue Jackson told Michelle Tafoya of NBC on Sunday night that Pryor, who didn't play in the third preseason game against New Orleans, will begin his career with Oakland as a quarterback.

"We're gonna start there first and see where we go," Jackson said.

Pryor, who recently signed a four-year deal with Oakland, did some warm-ups under center and was briefly in the silver-and-black uniform and on the sidelines during Sunday's game, but eventually left.

Tafoya also reported that Pryor would be available for the Raiders final preseason game against the Seahawks.

This makes a lot of sense, actually, because you don't see starters get a ton of time during the final exhibition affair, and Pryor will be missing the first five games of the regular season; getting him out there and giving him some run under center won't put anything at risk and it'll at least the Raiders see what Pryor can do in live NFL action.

And since this is the Raiders we're talking about, it wouldn't be shocking to see them give Pryor plenty of run as a quarterback if he looks even remotely competent during the final week of the preseason.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 12:17 am
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game



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Since: Nov 1, 2006
Posted on: September 8, 2011 1:40 am
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Hey sorry I left out an N in Jeannette. So you love a town with a high crime rate and poor grades? A town filled with bar fights and rampant drug use? Good for you. Yes, he went to a big D1 school. OSU though takes athletes at QB, not ACTUAL QB's. And based on the Raiders drafting track record I'm positve I'm wrong and he will be an elite QB in the NFL. I mean his intelligence and mechanics are near flawless.... oops sorry I meant "He can run fast".



Since: Aug 30, 2011
Posted on: August 30, 2011 11:02 am
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Hey Penguin - Only guy here who is on drugs is you if you think the Chiefs are going to go anywhere this year. Last season they failed to card a single W against any team with a winning record. The only reason they made the playoffs was the result of a pansy schedule. They went 2-4 in .the division and could easily gone 0-6 if they did not get lucky against the Chargers and Broncos. He'll the broncos demolished them the first time they played. Number 1rushing attack? Nothing but a mirage. They could not post a 100 yard game against anyone they played with a rush defense in the top half of the league, and their two worst games came against two of the worst defenses in the league. Check the stats, the Chiefs are the most overrated team in the NFL right now. The chiefs will be lucky to hit 7-9 this year.



Since: Oct 30, 2006
Posted on: August 29, 2011 11:36 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Oh is a raiders fan getting irritated? And i brought it up to make a point of how raider fans are prone to things of this nature. Having dealt with raider fans for many years coming to my stadium and acting like baboons the majority of them have no manners and are rude and classless. I dont care what you think your HIGH if you think the raiders are going to the playoffs. They have NO SECONDARY outside branch and teams are gonna burn em.  Oh really cassel isnt any better?  Cassel in starting 3 years to Jasons 5  has 2 less TDs almost 10,000 yards to Jasons 13000  and a better qb rating.  And his 21-7 td int ratio last year smashes anything jason  has ever done in one year. But they both still are not good.  



Since: Jan 19, 2009
Posted on: August 29, 2011 4:25 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Exactly what criminal activity of his led to your belief that he'll go to prison?



Since: Aug 29, 2011
Posted on: August 29, 2011 2:23 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Hopefully someone will scare some smarts into Pryor, it will be dissapointing to see him end up like Vince Young, huge potential but no one to mold it.

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Since: Nov 29, 2009
Posted on: August 29, 2011 2:21 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

At least they didn't have to give him JaMarcus money.



Since: Jan 30, 2007
Posted on: August 29, 2011 2:04 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor to play QB in final preseason game

Sorry for the mis-spells...at work trying to multi-task. Surprised


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