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Report: Raiders to waive QB Pryor on Monday If the Oakland Raiders cannot trade quarterback Terrelle Pryor this weekend, the team will waive him on Monday, Alex Marvez of FoxSports1 is reporting.

Report: Raiders to trade or cut Pryor The Oakland Raiders will cut quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him this weekend, according to Fox Sports.

Report: Raiders to cut Pryor if they can't trade him The Oakland Raiders will cut quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him, according to Fox Sports.

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Terrelle Pryor Trade Makes Room For Blake Bortles The Oakland Raiders rumor mill is spinning again with reports abounding that Terrelle Pryor is on his way out. According to Pro Football Talk, the Raiders are looking to trade Pryor by Monday. If they can not find any suitors, chances are Terrelle Pryor will be released before offseason workouts begin. Raiders hope to trade

Oakland Raiders Looking For Way Out Of Oakland? But Return To Los Angeles Seems Remote The Oakland Raiders could be on their way out of Oakland — again — if the team’s owner Mark Davis can’t work out a deal with the city for a new stadium facility. The problem is, if an arrangement doesn’t get worked out the Raiders may have no place to go. Davis inherited the Oakland

Oakland Raiders Look to Trade Terrelle Pryor In 2011, the Oakland Raiders and former owner Al Davis decided to select Terrelle Pryor in the third round of the supplemental draft, a special draft held for those players who did not qualify for the regular draft, whether it …

Updated Raiders free-agency tracker The Oakland Raiders, who hold the No. 5 overall pick, are in full draft mode with less than three weeks to go until the first round goes down on May 8. But with free agency still open for business, we’ve updated our Raiders tracker to include reported visits to the team compound by college players as well as updates with their six tendered exclusive-rights free agents: Raiders free agents LT ...

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2014 NFL mock draft: Timmy Jernigan to Oakland Raiders at No. 36 The Raiders don't have a crying need at defensive tackle, but would Timmy Jernigan be too good to pass up in Round 2? In the first round of the 2014 SB Nation NFL Writers Mock Draft, Levi Damien of Silver and Black Pride took Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles on behalf of the Oakland Raiders with the No. 5 overall pick. With that particular need taken care of, Mr. Damien is going to ...

Ken Stabler
 Ken Stabler

"Snake" was at the forefront of the Oakland Raiders glory years under Coach John Madden. In his 10 Raider years, the left handed All-America quarterback from Alabama was named to the Pro Bowl five times ('73 to '77) passed for more than 200 yards 36 times in league play, in 1977 led the Raiders to Super Bowl victory over Minnesota. While a Raider he set a record of 143 attempts without an interception, completed 1,182 passes for a Raider record. Enshrined into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.

Kenny "The Snake" Stabler (born December 25, 1945) is a former American football quarterback who played quarterback at the University of Alabama and for the Oakland Raiders under coach John Madden (1970-1984). He is left-handed, and at the time of his pro career left-handed quarterbacks were looked on as being unsuitable for professional football, with a variety of semi-credible excuses being given for this view. One such was that the spin on passes would be the reverse of "normal", resulting in problems for receivers.

Born on Christmas Day 1945 in Foley, Alabama, the left-handed Stabler became a highly touted football player in high school, earning the nickname "The Snake" from his coach after a long, winding touchdown run. He was recruited by Alabama's Paul "Bear" Bryant and joined the team in 1964. In 1965 he led Alabama to a national championship. He finished his career with the Crimson Tide in 1967, having compiled a 28-3-2 record as a starter. He was drafted in the second round of the NFL draft in 1968. Stabler first made his mark in the NFL in a 1972 playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After entering the game in relief of Daryle Lamonica, he scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter on a 31-yard scramble. The Steelers, however, came back to win on a controversial, deflected pass from Terry Bradshaw to Franco Harris, known in football lore as The Immaculate Reception.

After suffering severe knee injuries, Stabler became less a scrambling quarterback and more a classic, drop-back passer, known for deadly-accurate passes in the 10-to-20 yard range and an uncanny ability to lead late, come-from-behind drives. During the peak of his career he had an impressive receiving corps consisting of sprinter Cliff Branch, sure-handed possession receiver Fred Biletnikoff, and Hall-of-Fame tight end Dave Casper. As a starter in Oakland, Stabler was named AFC player of the year in 1974 and 1976, and was the NFL's passing champion in 1976. In 1977 he guided the Raiders to their first Super Bowl victory, after a narrow playoff victory over the New England Patriots in which he scored the winning touchdown on a surprise quarterback keeper. In the 1977 AFC Playoffs against the Baltimore Colts he threw a crucial 4th quarter pass to Dave Casper that set up a game tying field goal that sent into overtime in which the Raiders eventually won; that incredible 4th quarter pass was dubbed The Ghost To The Post.

In 1980 he was traded to the Houston Oilers for Dan Pastorini, whom Raiders' owner Al Davis regarded as a more effective deep passer. The Oilers in turn saw Stabler as the missing ingredient that could finally get them past the Steelers and into the Super Bowl. Ironically, Pastorini lost the starting job in Oakland to Jim Plunkett after an injury, and Plunkett then led the Raiders over Stabler and the Oilers in the playoffs. Stabler played one more season with Houston and then finished his NFL career with a three-year stint with the New Orleans Saints.

He currently provides color commentary alongside Eli Gold for broadcasts of Alabama football.

 


 

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