Oakland Raiders want to trade Terrelle Pryor before offseason program begins

Thursday April 17th, 2014

Terrelle Pryor shook away the specter of past failures with a win over the Chargers. (Tony Avelar/AP) In 13 games last season, Terrelle Pryor completed 156 of 272 passes for 1,798 yards and seven TDs. (Tony Avelar/AP)

One thing seems to be clear regarding Terrelle Pryor. His future with the Oakland Raiders is all but over as it's being reported that the Raiders want to trade the former Ohio State quarterback before their offseason workout program begins on Tuesday morning, April 22.

Pryor has spent parts of three seasons with the Raiders with the hope that he would follow in the footsteps of more famous 'speed' Raiders like Bo Jackson and Cliff Branch. Instead, the final draft pick in the tenure of former owner Al Davis, Pryor has struggled to fulfill expectations since being taken in the 2011 Supplement Draft.

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That situation will seemingly end with a trade or release by early next week.

Before the Raiders’ offseason program launches next week, they have one fairly important bit of roster maintenance to address:  The future of quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

Per a league source, the Raiders hope to move Pryor before the start of the offseason program.  It’s currently unclear whether he’ll be cut if he’s not traded.

With the addition of Matt Schaub and the mild emergence (if you can call it that) from Matt McGloin ,there simply isn't a need for Pryor, who has all but been relegated to third-string duties. There have been no teams linked to trading for Pryor.

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