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Ready or not, here comes Pryor

Ready or not, here comes Pryor

Ready or not, here he comes. Terrelle Pryor will start the Raiders regular-season finale Sunday at quarterback against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium, coach Dennis Allen announced Friday. “I feel that I’m ready,’’ Pryor said. “I felt
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  • Position Statement: MJD moving on?

    Position Statement: MJD moving on?

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    Maurice Jones-Drew is one of the most reliable running backs in the NFL, but more than two months after suffering a foot sprain in a game against the Raiders, the Jaguars have finally put MJD on the injured reserve list. While only a week remains in the…
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  • Newton fined twice, for ref-bump and kick against Raiders

    Newton fined twice, for ref-bump and kick against Raiders

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Cam Newton has made multiple donations to the Human Fund this week. Along with his previously reported $21,000 fine for bumping referee Jerome Boger, Newton has also been fined another $10,000 for his actions in last week’s game against the Raiders. The
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  • Matt Leinart: I deserve to start

    Matt Leinart: I deserve to start

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Raiders haven’t named their starting quarterback for Sunday’s finale against the Chargers, but one of the candidates believes that he’s deserving of the starting job. While Matt Leinart says he’d be supportive of Terrelle Pryor in the event th
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  • Run game doesn't give Raiders fall-back

    Run game doesn't give Raiders fall-back

    sfgate.com Dec 28, 2012
    Run game doesn't give Raiders fall-back The Raiders' offensive coordinator is a two-drops-full guy, always seemingly smiling and finding the best in a circumstance, even if the circumstances are as bad as his offense has been. Normally, a team would tur…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
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    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
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    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.