Dec 29, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor (2) runs with the ball against the Denver Broncos during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

NFL rumors: Raiders don’t know if starting QB is currently on the roster


There are plenty of questions surrounding the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback in 2014, with earlier reports saying the team will listen to trade offers for Terrelle Pryor. That would leave Matt McGloin, who was undrafted in 2013, as the team’s top option.

On Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was asked if he thought the team’s starter was currently on the roster and he was unable to provide an answer.

“I don’t know the answer to that yet. It’s obviously a position we’re going to look at to try and improve,” Allen said, via the Contra Costa Times. “The quarterback is the backbone of your team so we have to make sure that when we go out there this year we put ourselves in the best position to have success.”

There is a real chance that the Raiders could target a quarterback early in the 2014 NFL Draft in May, which would give them a new player to add to the mix and one that would likely be the Day 1 starter.

Of course, the team has plenty of other concerns on the roster and will need to boost their overall talent if they want anyone to succeed.

Tags: NFL Oakland Raiders

  • AnthonyMills

    Haters da and Reggie

  • John Thomas Hurdle II

    We not sure if we have the Future Head coach on the staff yet, either. You trying to judge the Quarterback situation with the O-line being weak. No running game until later. The system was in place for Matt Flynn. Pryor had very limited time with the first team. The coaching as well as the GM showed no support to Pryor. Went and got Flynn, tried out other QB’s before you had to turn to Pryor. Yet all he did was extend plays behind a weak line and win 4 games. with a weak defense and bad offense. Yes he threw a few picks. But that cause he trying to make a bad situation into a good one. This regime is a joke. Rookie Coaches judging Qb talent. Need to take Responsibility. Do not draft a QB.

    • Demarkus Tramail Swan

      There are actually guys that REALLY SEE THE TRUTH. Kudos to u playa for there are so many MORONS JUST LIKE OUR HC/GM THAT DON’T HAVE A CLUE,

      Can’t wait until these 2 IMBECILES are CANNED

  • TribalX

    Please…DA is not the Raiders. Nor is he representative of what the Raiders are all about. Dennis Allen is a loser and nothing he says is worthy of an article. If anything, the title should read “Dennis Allen Doesn’t Know Jack”