Six straight losses was enough for the Raiders, who finally are back in the win column. Oakland improved to 4-10 and ensured they will not have the top draft pick in 2013. More importantly, the Raiders are looking for some consistency with two games remaining.
The Raiders have assured themselves of another mediocre season with their eighth loss. As professionals, the players owe it to themselves, the organization, and most importantly the fans to play with some pride the final five games.
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning went 10 of 12 with two touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a 17-0 score against the 49ers before exiting near the end of the first quarter Sunday. San Francisco won the pre-season game 29-24.
When Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the supplemental draft, it was pretty well understood that the former Buckeye would need a lot of work before he was ready for prime time, so to speak.
After an aborted rookie season with the Oakland Raiders that included no preseason games and a penalty before his only snap in the regular season, Pryor is more than ready for this season’s exhibition opener. Pryor will get that chance Monday night when the Raiders play at home against the Dallas Cowboys.
The former Ohio State star quarterback entered the league late through the supplemental draft, served a five-game suspension for infractions from college and then got on the field for only one aborted play for the Oakland Raiders last season.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice for the first time since serving a five-game suspension.
Terrelle Pryor’s five-game suspension has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Suspended Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor had a hearing Thursday on his bid to overturn his five-game ban.
On his second play of his first NFL practice with the Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor fumbled the snap and had to fall on the ball.