Things aren't looking so good in Oakland as the NFL season is coming to a close. Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor was the starter for the majority of the NFL season but was benched recently for Matt McGloin. With the last week of the season coming up, Pryor will get another chance to prove his value.
Pryor's agent Jerome Stanley wasn't happy at all with the entire situation. he expressed his unhappiness in a conversation with Comcast SportsNet Bay Area:
“I think they’re putting him in hopes that he fails,” Stanley said via Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. “That’s what I think Coach is doing. I think they’re putting him in hopes that he has a bad game, so [Allen] can then justify the Matt McGloin situation. I think that’s what’s going on, I do, and it’s ridiculous.”
Raiders coach Dennis Allen wasn't having it with those comments. He responded today:
“Well, first is, I’d say that’s the stupidest thing I’ve ever frickin’ heard,” Allen said Tuesday. “No coach in their right mind — this isn’t ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.’ This isn’t made-for-TV drama. This is football, and we make our football decisions based solely on that. Nothing other than that.
Pryor apologized on behalf of his agent so hopefully cooler heads will prevail in the long-term. Either way, Pryor has a chance to prove that he can be a starting NFL quarterback if he plays well this week. Dennis Allen is on his Wu-Tang Clan right now.