Greg Olson on Terrelle Pryor: We're l...

Greg Olson on Terrelle Pryor: We're looking for playmakers

There are 4 comments on the MSNBC story from Aug 29, 2013, titled Greg Olson on Terrelle Pryor: We're looking for playmakers. In it, MSNBC reports that:

The Raiders will start Terrelle Pryor at quarterback in their preseason finale on Thursday, a game that could wind up being the final step in Pryor winning the starting job for Week One over Matt Flynn .

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“PLAY TO WIN”

Since: Jul 09

" I DA HO " !

#1 Aug 29, 2013
i believe g olson likes t pryor. problem here was mainly d allen and and probably mckenzie that had to do with pryor getting his opportunity. and of course, pryor himself has fault cause he's taken a lil longer to develop than he should have. hard work pays off and pryor has studied hard. so, we're here. everything that was set up for flynn has been put on hold. pryor is going to have to learn flynn's plays and they are going to have to add just a few more to pryor's style of play. i'm excited to see pryor play cause i always wanted a (qb) with the likes of a steve young, randall cunningham, even john elway, from way back then. i liked their ability to scramble for yds. problem is, i started to see injury waiting to happen. and it started to happen to those (qb's) when they started to scramble and take hard hits on the run. then m vick perfected the run and also perfected the "injury waiting to happen". and now rg3 is the perfect example for that. even he is trying to be a passer first today. right now you have the kaepernicks and the r wilsons that are perfecting that style. AND? to me? if terrelle pryor becomes a (qb) first and a scrambler as needed? i will be happy with his style 100 percent. but be a passer first. try to complete your passes first unless it is a developed run play. but be a passer first. your legs will automatically move as needed. concentrate on completing your passes forget the run and you will be a great (qb) i say. i gotta say, that is what worries g olson as well. "how long will he last"! it makes no sence having a passing running scrambling (qb) if he can't finish the season. it's a setback! just as rg3. anyways, i accept t pryor as a starter. GO RAIDERS! and good luck to pryor and his preseason starting debut!
RAIDERS 2013!!!!

“Undertaker Raiders Simona S”

Since: Apr 11

The Blackhole

#2 Aug 29, 2013
Sounds to me like Pryor is making the biggest positive difference at the QB position so it sounds like he should be the starter.

Since: Jan 11

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Sep 3, 2013
Ya, no more diamond triple option crap unless its goal line. It's like telling the defense "we are running all slants".
Captain Canada

Baldur, Canada

#4 Sep 3, 2013
Nice to see Pryor win the job in a true open competition, as McKenzie and Allen have been professing. Same as with McGloin over Wilson, (happy to have him back on the practise roster tho), and Robinson over Bass (altho I liked the way Bass flashed on occasion). Rewarding the guys who deserve to be rewarded. I like it.

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