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Raiders to start QB Pryor Sunday vs. Chargers

The Oakland Raiders have announced 23-year-old QB Terrelle Pryor will start Sunday versus the San Diego Chargers in place of the injured Carson Palmer.

After being deemed not ready to be the backup when Palmer got hurt last week in Carolina, Pryor now gets the chance to make his first career NFL start. The Ohio State product will be making his first start since the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 4, 2011.

The LVH SuperBook put this Sunday’s game back on the board this afternoon and has the Raiders listed as 9.5-point road underdogs with the total set at 39.5

Pryor was taken in the third round of the supplemental draft in August 2011 by late Raiders owner Al Davis. The Former Big Ten Freshman of the Year got a few snaps in the preseason but was then inactive for the first 11 games of this year. He also saw action briefly the past two weeks in specialty packages.

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Posted by warcameagle56
1 year ago

Im not a real big Pryor fan...he s selfish...I didnt think last yrs head coach deserved to be canned.I would like to see Pryor make some plays..not so sure what happened to Leinart.I just think this Raider team is tough.Im as white as they come but Im still a little soar of the new GM firing last yr s coach but ma
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Posted by penball
1 year ago

i'm from cols. and it just goes to show you that every talented freshman taint goin to get the time and the experience just because he's in the big leagues.
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Posted by cocky24
1 year ago

Take the chargers on the money line fo sho
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