The Oakland Raiders are coming off a second consecutive loss in the NFL preseason losing to the Chicago Bears at O.co Coliseum. Although the Raiders were unable to get the best of Jay Cutler and company, the team saw considerable progress in the play of quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
Coming into this matchup with the Bears, Pryor would be put to the test with the Raiders’ coaching staff more open to the possibility of the Ohio State product being the team’s starter under center.
Before Pryor got on the field for the Raiders, projected starter Matt Flynn was given the nod and had miserable performance throwing two interceptions in six pass attempts.
With Flynn struggling, Pryor had an opportunity to make an impression and did just that with arguably the best performance of his career in Oakland. Pryor completed seven of nine passes for 93 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 37 yards and a touchdown on four carries.
Pryor has already been named the starting quarterback for the Raiders’ final preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night.
Here’s the highlights from Pryor’s impressive performance: