Review Category : Terrelle Pryor

The last draft pick of late owner Al Davis is gone. Terrelle Pryor who was selected in the 3rd round of the 2011 supplemental draft has just been traded. Pryor was very vocal about wanting to remain with Oakland and compete for the starting QB position up until the Raiders traded for Matt Schaub and immediately anointed him the starter. He requested to be traded or released. The Raiders have been shopping him for a couple weeks now and the Seahawks were interested. I’ve seen good and bad reactions from Seahawks fans. I think they are very lucky. They just picked up a QB who is the best athlete on the field, and he can be a great backup to Russell Wilson. Also, their offense doesn’t have to change because he can run the offense the way Russell Wilson does. All the Seahawks had to give up was a 7th ...

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In recent years, we as NFL fans have been spoiled by instant success of high profile quarterbacks. As fans, we want and expect wins right away from our new quarterbacks and sometimes we can be a little too unforgiving and want a new one rather than let one we have  progress.  Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson all had immediate success in recent years. That’s not the case for all the great starting quarterbacks in the league right now though. Some had to wait their turn or struggle in their first few years.  Nobody thought Drew Brees was very good until his last year in San Diego.  His talents were really exemplified under Sean Payton when he went to the Saints. People thought Philip Rivers was a far better choice after his first two years than Eli Manning, and now we see Manning with two Super Bowl rings. ...

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