In a game featuring big-armed quarterbacks, the Oakland Raiders took ownership of the division by setting the tone offensively and defensively against a home team, San Diego. The Raiders raised their record to 5-4 and are now alone in first place in the AFC West while San Diego lost four consecutive games and is spinning out of control at 4-5. It was Palmer who overcame a dropping Philip Rivers in a 24-17 Oakland win. Palmer threw two touchdown passes and Michael Bush ran 30 times for a season-high 157 yards and one touchdown to lead the Oakland Raiders to a 24-17 win over San Diego on Thursday night, the Chargers’ fourth straight loss. Continue
There was a new report from Jay Glazer about the dealing of the Raiders are getting close to a first round pick and a conditional pick to the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for the rights to Carson Palmer. The former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer was in a deal before the trade deadline. Although Palmer himself never spoke to the media about the trade demand, during Tuesday’s press conference declaring him to the Raiders media, Carson Palmer was to clarify about it and he said, “It was time to move on.” Continue
Terrelle Pryor who was born on June 20, 1989 is the new quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. Pryor was widely considered as the top football recruit in the Class of 2008. He was ranked number four in the ESPNU 150 and the number one quarterback. Terrelle Pryor has joined the Raiders and is expected to sign a four-year contract before night’s end, as expected. Once he does so, he would be eligible to practice Friday in Napa.
The Oakland Raiders selected former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor in the third round of Monday’s supplemental draft. Oakland took Pryor with the 18th selection of the round. By selecting Pryor, the Raiders now will not pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft. Raiders senior executive John Herrera said “Terrelle is in town, and we do expect he will sign a contract later tonight.” Raiders coach Hue Jackson said Wednesday that Pryor will be accessible as soon as possible. “He’ll be here soon, and we’ll get him going,” Jackson said. “We’re not hiding him, I guarantee you that. He’s ours. There’s some protocol we have to follow to make sure that we do everything the right way before we get him here.”
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