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Quarterback Matt Flynn. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/ Getty Images)

Raiders Coach Says Flynn ‘Is Our Starting QB’

In the pass-heavy NFL, the Oakland Raiders have struggled to find consistency at the quarterback position. They’re hoping to remedy that in 2013.

05/29/2013

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 Cornerback Philip Adams is on injured reserve with a groin injury and has been replaced by Brandian Ross.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

Raiders v Panthers

With Palmer Hurt, Raiders Fall Prey To Panthers 17-6

The Panthers held the Raiders to 189 total yards and 12 first downs in a game where Oakland’s starting quarterback Carson Palmer was sidelined after a first-quarter injury.

12/23/2012

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

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts drops back to pass under pressure of LaMarr Woodley #56 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the game on August 19, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Andrew Luck’s Strong Start

Former Stanford quarterback and Indianapolis Colts top pick Andrew Luck continues to get good reviews despite the Colts’ 26-24 pre-season loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/20/2012

Quarterbacks Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens and Matt Leinart #11 of the Houston Texans greet each other after the Ravens 29-14 win at M&T Bank Stadium on October 16, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens won 29-14. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiders Sign QB Leinart To Back Up Palmer

The Oakland Raiders have signed quarterback Matt Leinart to a contract to back up Carson Palmer.

05/01/2012

Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke and Miles Burris #9 of San Diego State meet on the field after the game at Michigan Stadium on September 24, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan defeated San Diego 28-7. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Raiders Draft Burris, Crawford, Criner On 3rd Day

The Raiders drafted San Diego State linebacker Miles Burris, Penn State defensive end Jack Crawford and Arizona receiver Juron Criner with their first three picks Saturday.

04/28/2012

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