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Raiders to start Pryor against Chargers – Flynn now 3rd string

Terrelle Pryor  will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday night against the San Diego Chargers, coach Dennis Allen said Wednesday. “He is symptom-free, so he’s clear,” Allen said. Matt Flynn made his first start with the Raiders last Sunday. That was all head coach Dennis Allen needed to see. Flynn was demoted […]

Coach Allen “critical” of QB Flynn after loss to Redskins

Raiders coach Dennis Allen couldn’t hide his  dissapointment and exasperation after this weeks loss to the Redskins.  He thought quarterback Matt Flynn was the decisive factor and main reason why the Raiders were beaten in this “winnable” game.  Said Coach Allen after the game,  (via the San Fran Chronicle) “Matt didn’t see the field well and he didn’t play […]

Pryor “energizes” team and fans says McKenzie

Speaking on Wendsday to reporters for the first time since training camp in July, Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie made it clear he’s willing to adjust “on the fly” to put the best 53 players on the Raiders roster.  Speaking about Terrell Pryor, McKenzie said that “He energizes more than just the fan base, he energizes […]

Raiders Comeback Falls Short: Lose 21-17 to Colts

Good game, just not good enough. I do think the Raiders showed the NFL today they are not the worst team in the NFL by any means, in fact, they are one of the NFLs rising young talents. This young Raider football team are many chances to put this Colt team away and did not […]

Raiders @ Colts Week 1 Preview

Rise up Raider nation! Week 1 is finally here! And the Raiders will be opening up in Indianapolis against Andrew Luck and the Colts. The Raiders are coming off a 4-12 season where they ranked 18 in offense and defense. The Colts were ranked 10 in total offense and 26 in total defense. The Colts […]

Allen: I know the starting QB

The preseason is finally over and the Raiders have finished 1-3 ending with a 22-6 loss in Seattle. Although the Raiders did lose to Seattle, I believe the Raiders did a lot of good things in Seattle. We finally got a chance to see starting defensive tackle Pat Sims and he clearly shined. Pat Sims, […]

Raiders lose to Bears igniting QB issue

Heading into Friday’s 3rd preseason game against the Chicago Bears, The Oakland Raiders seemed pretty well set on Matt Flynn as the starting QB.  After the 26-34 loss however, it seems that the Raiders may have started a dreaded “QB controversy.”   Coach Allen said after Friday night’s  game that he “needs to look at the club’s quarterback […]

Will the next Tim Brown Please Stand Up?

  Okay, it is safe to say the Raiders have not had a solid number one receiver since Tim Brown wore number 81 and torched opposing defenses. Many, including myself, make the argument for Tim Brown being the third best wide receiver to ever play the game. Brown finished his soon to be hall of […]