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PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 1:11 pm
I personally love the move. Its a one year on a season that we as fans have no expectations for. Even though as a fan, I always have hope for the upcoming season. This year I don't. I know we will suck. And thats OK for once, because I know Reggie is cleaning this mess up and starting for scratch. A one year deal wont hurt anyone and actually pays tribute and respects to the fans by getting a fan favorite in Woodson. Plus woodson said he wanted to go into coaching after this season, so this gives him a good role for the raiders to give him that shot.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 12:58 am
Mr. Crackerz wrote:I personally love the move. Its a one year on a season that we as fans have no expectations for. Even though as a fan, I always have hope for the upcoming season. This year I don't. I know we will suck. And thats OK for once, because I know Reggie is cleaning this mess up and starting for scratch. A one year deal wont hurt anyone and actually pays tribute and respects to the fans by getting a fan favorite in Woodson. Plus woodson said he wanted to go into coaching after this season, so this gives him a good role for the raiders to give him that shot.


Yeah I'm not expecting a lot from this Raider Offense.

But the Defense will make the games just enough worthwhile.

The secondary is gonna be sweet with DJ Hayden, Mike Jenkins & Tracy Porter playing corners & Woodson and Branch alligning in the safeties for a Tatum & Atkinson like hard hitting safety.

But your secondary is only good as your pass rush. Lamar Houston will move inside on the Line & maybe one of these multiple Linebackers we picked up could put a hand to the ground and play Defensive End.

I got the raiders winning worst case 4 wins this season (not a bad feat considering the payroll we cut, I think the Raiders could win more games if Terelle Pryor starts)

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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 6:12 am
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Mr. Crackerz wrote:I personally love the move. Its a one year on a season that we as fans have no expectations for. Even though as a fan, I always have hope for the upcoming season. This year I don't. I know we will suck. And thats OK for once, because I know Reggie is cleaning this mess up and starting for scratch. A one year deal wont hurt anyone and actually pays tribute and respects to the fans by getting a fan favorite in Woodson. Plus woodson said he wanted to go into coaching after this season, so this gives him a good role for the raiders to give him that shot.


Yeah I'm not expecting a lot from this Raider Offense.

But the Defense will make the games just enough worthwhile.

The secondary is gonna be sweet with DJ Hayden, Mike Jenkins & Tracy Porter playing corners & Woodson and Branch alligning in the safeties for a Tatum & Atkinson like hard hitting safety.

But your secondary is only good as your pass rush. Lamar Houston will move inside on the Line & maybe one of these multiple Linebackers we picked up could put a hand to the ground and play Defensive End.

I got the raiders winning worst case 4 wins this season (not a bad feat considering the payroll we cut, I think the Raiders could win more games if Terelle Pryor starts)


DJ Hayden might not even play. Did you hear about his latest health scare?

And word is Tyler Wilson is doing really well in OTA's. So maybe, he might be the QB of the future.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 1:34 pm
Yes I heard about the DJ Hayden surgery.

But my understanding it was a routine thing for what happened to him. Should be right for start of training camp (lets hope anyways)

As for Tyler Wilson.. Imagine if he did win the job. 2x years in a row Flynn is the starter being knocked off by rookies named Wilson :bday: (I'd love that considering I don't like Matt Flynn)

I heard Greg Papa lobby that Jamarcus Russell should come back under the right circumstance... Ummm WTF!!! (But supposedly Russell is having a real productive offseason)
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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2013 6:50 am
JMR lost 50 lbs during the offseason...at least it's something.
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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2013 8:46 pm
PAWNO wrote:Yes I heard about the DJ Hayden surgery.

But my understanding it was a routine thing for what happened to him. Should be right for start of training camp (lets hope anyways)

As for Tyler Wilson.. Imagine if he did win the job. 2x years in a row Flynn is the starter being knocked off by rookies named Wilson :bday: (I'd love that considering I don't like Matt Flynn)

I heard Greg Papa lobby that Jamarcus Russell should come back under the right circumstance... Ummm WTF!!! (But supposedly Russell is having a real productive offseason)


I wouldn't mind signing him for no guarantee, vet minimum money to see what he still has in training camp. This year should be an absolute free for all at the QB position. Best man wins by the end of week 17 to lead the team in 2014.
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 6:13 am
I really believe that Pryor will win the job.

He has been a offseason workout warrior with guys like Jacoby Ford, Denarius Moore etc. I think the chemistry will be just enough for him to edge out Matt Flynn whom definately has flaws in term of lacking the NFL Arm. He's like a poors man Jeff Garcia, but hasn't had the opportunity to be Garcia cause his a journey backup (kind of like Garcia spent a bit of his career, Only starting in a PINCH)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:45 am
Pryor won't win the job because he isn't a good QB.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:54 am
Blackfoot wrote:Pryor won't win the job because he isn't a good QB.


I agree. I would think pryor wins the 3rd string (or is even released) when it is all said and done. Flynn and Wilson will be the main competitors. Though i do hope they do keep him. IN this rebuilding year, I would like 3 QB's on the roster.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:12 pm
4 plays, and matt flynn fumbles the ball... cant wait to see pryor
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:31 pm
Mr. Crackerz wrote:4 plays, and matt flynn fumbles the ball... cant wait to see pryor


I just watched some highlights!!!

Flynn offers nothing more then Pryor does. Maybe a little more accurate with passes over 10 to 15 yards.

Pryor rushing ability is awesome.. Teams will have to stack the box with him and DMC there and Pryor gonna kill em with the playaction!

Flynn not so much. He has no downfield ability and whilst he maybe solid in the WCO. he doesn't offer much else.

BTW I saw highlights of Brice Butler, a 7th Round draft pick with a 1st round 40yrd dash time (4.3)

He made some good catches!!! I'd be shocked if he doesn't make the roster.

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Mr. Crackerz wrote:4 plays, and matt flynn fumbles the ball... cant wait to see pryor


I just watched some highlights!!!

Flynn offers nothing more then Pryor does. Maybe a little more accurate with passes over 10 to 15 yards.

Pryor rushing ability is awesome.. Teams will have to stack the box with him and DMC there and Pryor gonna kill em with the playaction!

Flynn not so much. He has no downfield ability and whilst he maybe solid in the WCO. he doesn't offer much else.

BTW I saw highlights of Brice Butler, a 7th Round draft pick with a 1st round 40yrd dash time (4.3)

He made some good catches!!! I'd be shocked if he doesn't make the roster.



I think McGloan gives this team the best deep passing ability. Dude has been great during training camp and had a good quarter of play. But I agree, Pryor is the biggest x factor. He just needs to be smarter and not make so much mistakes. Wilson is the biggest letdown of the QB's, but he is only a rookie.

Wouldn't be shocked if all 4 qbs make the roster this year, as its a rebuilding year.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:33 pm
Pryor's throws leave a lot to be desired, but there is definitely the most upside there.


Flynn's ceiling is Matt Hasslebeck.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:40 am
Great article below bout Pryor



NAPA, Calif. — Terrelle Pryor, the last draft pick made by Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, can now make a remarkable admission for an NFL quarterback.

Until this year, he didn't really know how to throw a football.

That may be a little extreme. He thought he knew how to throw, and he could pick up a ball and wing it. But his body mechanics were so inefficient and his tosses were so scattershot, he said, he had no future in the pros.

"I look back on last year, and I just knew I wasn't ready," said Pryor, 23, entering his third NFL season and now an intriguing figure in the Raiders' quarterback mix, probably as a change-of-speed option to presumed starter Matt Flynn.

Determined to rebuild his motion, Pryor worked extensively with throwing specialist Tom House at USC this off-season, developing new timing and "unlocking" his upper body to improve his accuracy. House works with an array of NFL players — along with college and Major League Baseball players — among them quarterbacks Tom Brady and Drew Brees.

"I truly believe that after spending a month and a half with Tom, I can now sit back in the pocket and throw the ball," he said.

Pryor played well Friday in a 19-17 exhibition victory against Dallas, completing six of 10 passes for 88 yards, and running three times for 31 yards.

The pass that got away was a cross-body fling into the end zone six yards away that was picked off by Dallas' J.J. Wilcox. There appeared to be room for Pryor to score with his feet, but instead he tried to force a pass.

"I looked at the pictures and I could have easily ran it in, but I got greedy," Pryor said.

He disagreed with the notion that he wanted to throw for the score rather than run for it because he's determined to prove he can win with his arm, that he's not simply a one-dimensional read-option threat.

But Raiders Coach Dennis Allen said the next step in Pryor's maturation process is learning that sometimes he needs to listen to his instincts and make the play that unfolds before him, rather than reaching for that higher degree of difficulty.

"That's been one thing we've consistently talked to Terrelle about is in those situations, don't be afraid to use your legs," Allen said. "Don't be afraid to use your skill set. ... Not every play has to be a great play, not every play has to be a spectacular play."

That Pryor is even a consideration now is a significant achievement for him and means he has made big strides. He was very raw coming out of Ohio State, and many people expected him to switch positions in the NFL, becoming a receiver or tight end.

Pryor was selected by the Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft. He chose to skip his senior season at Ohio State in the aftermath of a tattoo-for-memorabilia scandal that cost coach Jim Tressel his job.

Pryor's NFL career began under a dark cloud, with the league taking the unusual step of carrying over the NCAA's penalty and imposing a corresponding five-game suspension of its own. He ran a 40 in under 4.4 seconds for scouts, freakish for a player who stands 6 feet 4 and weighs 233 pounds.

He made his starting debut at the end of last season, taking over for the injured Carson Palmer in a finale against San Diego. Pryor showed flashes of promise in that game, throwing two touchdown passes despite completing only 46% of his passes — 13 of 28 — and running for another score. He proved he could get in and out of the huddle quickly, often a problem for young quarterbacks, and showed elements of leadership, at one point breaking up a fight on the field.

But it was the work he did this off-season, he believes, that will make him a more accurate, more dangerous player this season.

"We're going to continue to give him opportunities to showcase his skills," Allen said. "But right now, he's not there yet."

Pryor, for one, is confident he will be.

"I'm very honest with myself," he said. "Last year, I look back and I just know I wasn't ready. I didn't have the mind-set. I knew I wasn't ready in terms of mechanics. I was so far off.

"This year, I'm very confident. I'm confident in the huddle, getting the calls to the guys, saying the protections. And I truly believe that any time a route or concept is called, I can put the ball where I want."



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-terrelle-pryor-raiders-20130812,0,4311745.story#axzz2bkIjaTMN
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:33 pm
Terelle Pryor struggled today. I heard he threw a interception when he locked onto one of his receivers downfield.

Also I heard veldheer might be rocking a chest injury (getting a 2nd MRI soon)
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