Fourth-round pick QB Tyler Wilson and punter Chris Kluwe were cut to make room for two defensive players. Will this have any effect on the Raiders for their first game?
Matt Flynn will start against the Cowboys and will likely play the first quarter. Terrelle Pryor will follow and could play the bulk of the next two quarters before rookies Matt McGloin and Tyler Wilson finish up the preseason opener for Oakland.
General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Tuesday, three days before the first training camp practice in Napa.
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.
Tyler Wilson answered the biggest call of his life – about being drafted in the fourth round by the Oakland Raiders – while posing for a picture with a fellow Walmart shopper in Greenwood, Arkansas.
The Oakland Raiders added another unproven quarterback to the mix, selecting Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson after trading down in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.