Is Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor the next great starter for Oakland? Well he just might be the next young quarterback to win over Matt Flynn for the starting job. But does the Raiders staff that includes GM Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen. He can win the job he the most talented player on the field for the Raiders.
In a league that has embraced the read option he is the man for the job in Oakland. He was the last draft pick selected by owner Al Davis in the third round in the 2011 supplemental draft from Ohio State. As Davis died two months later, many referred to the move as another mistake by Davis, but Pryor is ready to prove his critics wrong. He is in his third season with the silver and black, and ready to rescue them from all this suffering the past ten years. He has the confidence and strength and skills to do it his former college coach Jim Tressel believes he can deliver in the NFL. “go do what I know you can do” Tressel said
Since the Raiders had Rich Gannon under center appeared in the Super Bowl Oakland has continued to suffer, even with last few season with Carson Palmer at the helm. In the past decade the Raiders have stayed dead last in the league in Pass/Touchdowns not a statistic to get excited about by any means. Can Pryor fix it?, will he start on opening day this season?, has he matured enough under Allen to lead the Raiders to the post season once again?, this all remain to be seen but everyone will have their eyes watching… Flynn is hanging on thin string as the starter as once again he is in danger of losing his presumptive staring job for the second year in a row this time to Pryor. It’s certainly not going to be a walk in the park in the preseason game finally but Pryor has a slight lead in the race to become the starter for the Raiders and prove it to everyone as he steps into the ring against the Seattle Seahawks.
Isn’t that the young gun Wilson beat out Mr. Flynn last season it just happened again. Looks like Flynn’s fate for the next journeyman quarterback of the NFL is just beginning and another losing investment by the Raiders is made, Go figure. If he loses the job to Pryor he will always be known as the guy who lost a starting job two years in a row. Pryor is loved by Raider Nation already. Is the NFL ready for him? Pryor knows he’s ready. Flynn is hanging on thin string, as once again he is in danger of losing his presumptive staring job for the second year in a row this time to another young quarterback.
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