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SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 30: Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #6 of the Oakland Raiders warms up prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 30, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Terrelle Pryor Makes His First Career Start Against The Chargers

After almost a week of waiting, head coach Dennis Allen makes it official by naming Terrelle Pryor as his starting quarterback in Sunday’s finale at San Diego. Pryor hasn’t started a game since he won the 2011 Sugar Bowl while at Ohio State. Cornerback Philip Adams is on injured reserve with a groin injury and has been replaced by Brandian Ross.

12/29/2012

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Quarterback Matt Leinart #7 of the Oakland Raiders warms up before the start of the Raiders game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiders Leaning Toward Starting Matt Leinart In Sunday’s Finale At San Diego

With quarterback Carson Palmer out for the final game with cracked ribs, competition begins in earnest for the starting quarterback job between backups Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor. Indications are that Pryor will get more than three plays, but the bulk of the playing time will go to Leinart. The Raiders were also shut out of the Pro Bowl for the first time since 2003.

12/27/2012

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 04: Terrelle Pryor #6 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Terrelle Pryor Should Get More Playing Time In Raiders’ Finale

With the Raiders mired in another losing season, now is the time for quarterback Terrelle Pryor to get his chance to prove to his coaches and the fans what he can do. The Raiders are guaranteed a top five pick in the upcoming NFL draft so there’s nothing to lose by playing him. In fact, a loss by the team only helps to ensure a better draft pick.

12/26/2012

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders checks on teammate Carson Palmer #3 after Palmer was knocked out of the first half of the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Raiders Listless Against Panthers in 17-6 Loss

The Oakland Raiders lost again to fall to 4-11 Sunday. Oakland quarterback Carson Palmer was injured during the game and the team didn’t play any better with backup QB Matt Leinart. Few positives can be found after the Raiders lost their 10th straight game in the Eastern time zone.

12/24/2012

GLENDALE, AZ - AUGUST 17: Quarterback Matt Leinart #7 of the Oakland Raiders prepares to snap the football during the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 17, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Matt Leinart: College Superstar, Professional Underachiever

The NFL career of Matt Leinart has been rather forgettable. The former Heisman Trophy winner has more notoriety as a ladies man. Leinart has suffered three season-ending injuries since 2006. This is his first season with the Raiders.

12/11/2012

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The Grant Napear Show – May 14, 2012

Grant opens the show recapping the busy weekend in sports. Grant begins talking about the Miami Heat and the injury to Chris Bosh. The Los Angeles Lakers were also on Grants mind as he gave […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/15/2012

Houston Texans v Baltimore Ravens

Matt Leinart Talks About Being A Raider

Oakland Raiders backup quarterback Matt Leinart comes on with Grant to talk about being in the silver and black. Leinart tells Grant about the frustration of last year that ended with an injury. Leinart comments […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/15/2012

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Raiders Sign Leinart To Be Backup Quarterback

The Oakland Raiders signed Leinart to a one-year contract on Tuesday, giving them two former Heisman Trophy winners from the University of Southern California at quarterback.

05/01/2012

Solomon Wilcots

Solomon Wilcots Says Matt Leinart Is Running Out Of Chances In The NFL

Solomon Wilcots says Matt Leinart is running out of chances in the NFL and running this Texans offense in place of an injured Matt Schaub might tell us all we need to know about the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/24/2011