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Ready or not, here comes Pryor

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 4:58 pm in Oakland Raiders.

Ready or not, here he comes.

Terrelle Pryor will start the Raiders regular-season finale Sunday at quarterback against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium, coach Dennis Allen announced Friday.

“I feel that I’m ready,’’ Pryor said. “I felt comfortable. I felt like a leader in the huddle when I was in there. I feel good about it and look forward to the opportunity.’’

Allen said Pryor and backup Matt Leinart had been told earlier in the week Pryor was the likely starter in place of Carson Palmer, who is out with a bruised lung and cracked ribs.

“I wanted to see how each player responded,’’ Allen said. “I thought Terrelle responded well. I think he gives us a unique element of athleticism at the quarterback position and I think he deserves to get an opportunity to get out there and see what he can do.’’

It will be Pryor’s first start since the leading Ohio State to a 31-26 win over Arkansas while being named Most Valuable Player of the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 4, 2011.

A third-round supplemental draft pick in 2011, Pryor was a late arrival last preseason and then served five-game suspension imposed by the NFL related to NCAA infractions for accepting improper benefits.

Active for the last four games, Pryor got three snaps in each of the last two games _ a three-and-out series against the Kansas City Chiefs and three plays in specialty situations as a shotgun quarterback against Carolina.

Pryor described his ascension as a “progression,’’ starting with making the team, eventually becoming active, getting a few plays, and “now it comes to this. Will I respond? We’ll see Sunday. I’m confident.’’

Leinart, who was 16 of 32 for 115 yards with an interception against Carolina, said he felt Allen was leaning towards Pryor all along but promised, “I’m going to help him. Anything he needs. The competitor in me wants to start, but I understand they need to evaluate him.’’

Allen said the decision was based on giving the Raiders (4-11) the best chance to win against the Chargers (6-9) team as well as keeping an eye toward 2013.

“We’ve been around Terrelle for a whole season, and we know what his strengths are, we know what his weaknesses are,’’ Allen said. “To give him an opportunity, against a division opponent at their place, it gives us a view into the future.’’

Pryor understands his mission statement _ get the Raiders to the line of scrimmage on time, avoid mistakes and score points.

He promises there will be no issues with confusion with getting plays off on time.
“I can guarantee this _ I won’t have a problem with that,’’ Pryor said. “Last year was a whirlwind. It was hard for me. But I’ve been studying. Coach gives me a formation, I can give you the play.’’
Pryor expects to be nervous, just as he was at Ohio State when crowds were 90,000 or more. He said Palmer told him, “I’m nervous until the first play is over.’’
— Brandian Ross will start at cornerback opposite Michael Huff as Phillip Adams was placed on injured reserve with a groin injury. Right guard Mike Brisiel remained out with an ankle injury and is questionable, with Tony Bergstrom prepared to start if necessary.
Cornerback Corey Nelms and defensive tackle Brandon Bair were promoted from the practice squad to replace Adams and Richard Seymour, who went on I.R. Thursday. Nelms, Allen said, would be active as a reserve cornerback and special teams player.

– Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy was fined $25,000 for the helmet-to-the-back hit that left Palmer with a bruised lung and cracked ribs, ending his season. Quarterback Cam Newton was fined $10,000 for kicking defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, who was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness.

“I’m free,’’ Kelly said. “It finally worked out for the good guys.’’

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  • RaiderSam

    =====

    I don’t mean can’t in absolute terms. My 9 year old son made reads on the flag football field as a QB. That doesn’t prepare him to start in the NFL.

    I’m saying he can’t read at the NFL level of speed and complexity. It’s vastly different than the college game.

    Go watch your favorite YouTube of his college highlights. You’ll see exactly three kinds of plays over and over and over:

    1) He locks onto a single target, usually on a deep route. He either hits him wide open (because college secondaries are weak and inconsistent) or forces it into bad coverage for a highlight catch.

    2) He locks onto that same single target, makes his “read” not to throw it there and takes off running with a spectacular display of running skill.

    3) He scrambles around in the pocket using his speed to buy time and then tosses the ball to the closest guy to him wearing his uniform on broken plays.

    If you want to call #3 a read and a checkdown, more power to you. I prefer a more structured progression that takes place in, you know, like 2 seconds.

    No really, go watch the film and show me examples of his head actually coming off of any single target. They are very few and far between. He may or may not be able to read, but he certainly has not demonstrated any proficiency at it if he can.

    ==================

    LOL, My nine year old son

    did he win in the Sugar Bowl. Hilarious!!??

    Well, it sure aint gonna be Geno Smith, either.

    “And with the 1st pick in the SECOND round, the Kansas City Chiefs select Geno Smith…”

  • RaiderSam

    Zymurge Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 12:41 am
    8RaiderReign8 Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 12:37 am
    GG Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 12:34 am
    Zymurge is just burying his argument deeper into the ground the more he tries to back it up
    _______________

    I know. That’s why I keep challenging his points. He just keeps going deeper.

    I like to swoop on this blog like Batman and rain a little practicality.

    ====

    So in your practical opinion, tell me how Pryor will do tomorrow?

    ========
    I will laugh my a$% off if this kid drops 3 bills on the Chargers tomorrow and they win

    There will be a line stretching across the street in EATING CROW

    and be sure to super-size those fries.

    Cmon, Terrelle prove these people wrong.

  • http://ggeden.blogspot.com/ GG

    Pryor if he gets a reasonable amount of playing time, like say a whole half minimum…

    He’ll hand off the ball fine, he’ll toss the ball fine, he’ll make good quick drop backs, he’ll go thru his progressions, he’ll make a number of excellent accurate throws, a few will be too inaccurate (over/under thrown), he’ll probably get picked off once or twice tops, he’ll throw at least 1 TD, he’ll rush in at least 1 TD, he’ll convert a number of 3rd downs by scampering off using his feet, he’ll break off a large rush, score 1 rushing TD, he’ll throw the ball away a few times, some of his accurate throws will be a little inaccurate where the receiver has to extend further out or reach back to get it and/or pass broken up by DB because of it, he’ll hit a few long bombs with great touch, a number of 10 yard throws which will be thrown like a bullet on target.

    Basically, pretty much what we saw in the Detroit game. Same kind of performance at minimum.

    Quantified into stats…

    something like 55-60% completions
    something like 190-250 yards passing
    something like 2:1 TD:INT, 1 rushing TD, maybe even a reception TD on a trick play.
    something like 60 yards rushing

  • RaiderSam

    GG Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 12:55 am
    Pryor if he gets a reasonable amount of playing time, like say a whole half minimum…

    He’ll hand off the ball fine, he’ll toss the ball fine, he’ll make good quick drop backs, he’ll go thru his progressions, he’ll make a number of excellent accurate throws, a few will be too inaccurate (over/under thrown), he’ll probably get picked off once or twice tops, he’ll throw at least 1 TD, he’ll rush in at least 1 TD, he’ll convert a number of 3rd downs by scampering off using his feet, he’ll break off a large rush, score 1 rushing TD, he’ll throw the ball away a few times, some of his accurate throws will be a little inaccurate where the receiver has to extend further out or reach back to get it and/or pass broken up by DB because of it, he’ll hit a few long bombs with great touch, a number of 10 yard throws which will be thrown like a bullet on target.

    Basically, pretty much what we saw in the Detroit game. Same kind of performance at minimum.

    Quantified into stats…

    something like 55-60% completions
    something like 190-250 yards passing
    something like 2:1 TD:INT, 1 rushing TD, maybe even a reception TD on a trick play.
    something like 60 yards rushing

    ========
    Has this team lost so much, that EVERY QB move is scrutinized….

    can they not get a QB to replicate at least what Vick or Cam Newton has done…?

    Do they HOPE these guys fail just to be right?

    pitiful.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNoi_wwzbtQ Zymurge

    Quantified into stats…

    something like 55-60% completions
    something like 190-250 yards passing
    something like 2:1 TD:INT, 1 rushing TD, maybe even a reception TD on a trick play.
    something like 60 yards rushing

    ====

    Now that is worthy of respect. Someone actually went out and put their most valued blog clout on the line with real numbers. My hat’s off to you sir. I’ll do likewise

    Assuming 50ish % of the snaps we’ll see:

    Pryor:
    - 5-12 passing (around 40-45%), 50-60 yards, 2 INTs
    - 5-7 runs for maybe 50-60 yards, most of which will be on a single play.
    - One TD scored either running or passing.
    - About the same odds as a TD for one fumble on either a run or in waiting too long trying to prove he’s a pocket pass early and getting drilled.
    - At least 1 each delay of game, time out wasted as the clock winds down (probably called by the coach from the sideline), several cadence related false starts, and probably zero read based adjustments of the alignment pre-snap

    Leinhart:
    - 9-14 passing, 115 yards, 1 INT, 1 TD
    - 1 run for 2 yards :-)
    - A couple nice audibles that set up big running plays on draws
    - No credit

  • http://ggeden.blogspot.com/ GG

    We shall await then Zymurge, only hours away.

  • RaiderSam

    GG Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 1:15 am
    We shall await then Zymurge, only hours away.
    ——–

    At the end of the day…a lineman drafted by Reggie McKenzie (Bergstrom)..played out of position at RT, because another player couldnt hold it down (Barnes/Willie Smith), and a QB they never drafted (Palmer) was hit and is going to be replaced by another QB (Pryor) they didnt draft.

    We will find out how it all plays out…we cant say no one is at fault…but they inherited a mess.

    If Pryor surprises, it might work out for the best – particularly the way Geno Smith, Matt Barkley AND Ryan Nassib looked recently.

  • romania

    I’m just an architect, but I think there’s street smarts,and book smarts. Pryor has the brains to says the right things if he wants to start. Listen to the geniuses like Leinart, and Knapp, and tell me who has more common sense.

    Football is like art. Hands, head, and heart.

  • RaiderSam

    Romania Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 1:48 am
    I’m just an architect, but I think there’s street smarts,and book smarts. Pryor has the brains to says the right things if he wants to start. Listen to the geniuses like Leinart, and Knapp, and tell me who has more common sense.

    Football is like art. Hands, head, and heart.

    ============

    If anybody ever needed to dig deep and show the heart to prove these people wrong, let it be Pryor. This franchise has needed a young star at that position for over a decade.

  • http://ggeden.blogspot.com/ GG

    RaiderSam…

    Every organization has issues. And every new regime has inherited players and issues. There’s no perfect situation. No team without problems to navigate thru. Super Bowl winning teams…if you watch those America’s Game DVDs, you’ll see they all went thru rides, faced many problems, etc. If Reggie or Allen are looking for an entirely safe and trouble-free year BEFORE they can fashion success, then they’re in the wrong business or full of it trying to save their hides.

    Romania…

    Exactly. Well said.

  • freezetag168

    Throughout this season, I was amongst the bandwagon to get rid of Knapp. I was on the fence regarding Tarver. Now I have to agree with McFadden and Zymurge about retaining Tarver.

    If anything, I think that was one of the very few moves DA made this off season that was a good call. Had Tarver remained an assistant w/the 9ers, he would’ve been blocked too. Kudos to DA for thinking out of the box and finding the guy. I can’t fault Tarver with the defensive woes this season even though Chuck B’s 2011 D shined better at times. Tarver dealt with a ragtag group of DBs, and 3 of his starting front 7 were cancers.

    As for TP, I honestly think he’s better off NOT TO start. With a near unanimous “Fire Knapp” sentiment, do you think TP, even if he is good can thrive in a Knapp-ran offense? Palmer hasn’t been the Raiders QB of the future since HueJack was ran out of town. His performance will factor in whether or not the coaches remain.

    I don’t think DA should be gone unless there’s a plan in place to replace him. In other words unless Chuckie is waiting in the wings, DA should remain. (KNAPP MUST GO) Mainly cause I honestly don’t know who can replace him and actually improve the team within Big Mac’s guidelines/vision. That said, Chuckie isn’t the long term answer either. Think of the often used analogy of “even (Fill in name of Elite QB) can’t win games with that piece of *&@### offensive line.” Well replace elite QB name with coaching candidate and replace offensive line with “team structure,” you get the picture. At least Chuckie will get season tickets renewed and sold.

    If you told me that in the window of the last 5 seasons, including this season, this team’s “Peak” was Cable’s “Hip Hip Hurray!” I would’ve called you a Raider Hater. Kinda sad that the peak of the last 5 years IS “hip hip hurray.”

  • Violent Hands

    TP actually ran the Knapp offence in pre-season better than we seen CP do it in regular-season,ok it was v scrubs but his roll-outs are very dangerous,im really surprised its taken this long for him to get a start because CP is color-blind

    yeah “hip hip hurray“ and he claimed to be a Raider fan lol, a Raider HC cannot just win,he must win the Raider way,he must say and do all the right things and learn how to appease the Nation which is why DA will be given at least 2/4 seasons,if the culture must be changed,then it wont include firing DA after one season

    We are one hot-shot OC and a few draft picks away from winning again,DA needs time to figure this thing out,but if he attempts to keep Knapp around then he could fall on his own sword

  • dr_robert

    prediction:

    pryor will struggle in the pass game to the tune of completing less than 50% of his passes and less than 150 yards.

    he will have a couple of nice runs.

    missdick will blame the coaches, the scheme, and all “white supremacists”, but not pryor himself.

    in the meantime, pryor will say that he played worse than he had hoped and he needs to get better. he will give credit to the coaches and palmer.

    good kid, sub-par passer, with a couple of moronic white-haters as super-fans.

    pryor would be embarrassed by missdick and priest.

  • RaiderSam

    GG Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 1:54 am
    RaiderSam…

    Every organization has issues. And every new regime has inherited players and issues. There’s no perfect situation. No team without problems to navigate thru. Super Bowl winning teams…if you watch those America’s Game DVDs, you’ll see they all went thru rides, faced many problems, etc. If Reggie or Allen are looking for an entirely safe and trouble-free year BEFORE they can fashion success, then they’re in the wrong business or full of it trying to save their hides.

    Romania…

    Exactly. Well said.

    =====================

    Wouldnt the safe thing be not start Leinart, see Pryor fail/succeed, then determine the course of action…being drafting a QB or going for a low cost alternative at QB?

    DA must be given an opportunity to work these things out, or we take step back again…everyone will second guess if it doesnt work.

    Im just saying have people been so accustomed to dysfunction that we’d shoot down the kid before he has a chance to start? All these “less than 50% of his passes” and “struggle in the pass game” by god, he completed the pass to Palmer!

    how many attempts did he have?!

  • dr_robert

    just because i expect pryor to struggle doesn’t mean i’m against him. i’m just knowledgeable. the kid was a marginal qb prospect with great size and speed. i was happy al davis drafted him, although i thought it was a round or two too high. he is a project. i suspect he will look pretty bad sunday, and it might be a good idea to convert him to wr if it’s apparent that he will not ever become a legit nfl qb. not a backup, where his great gifts will be wasted. in order for him to stay at qb, there has to be hope that he will become a starting-caliber qb. i doubt that will ever happen. but if he shows some ability to make passes, then at least there is hope, that with more seasoning, he could do it.

    he made plenty of passes at OSU, so maybe he can do it with the raiders. i hope so, cuz he’s a good kid and if he can surprise everyone, he could be fantastic. but it’s just not likely. sorry i’m a realist, and not gonna talk up a kid that hasn’t shown real passing skills yet.

    but even though i think missdick and priest are racist, anti-white morons, i’ll still be rooting for pryor big-time, hoping he shocks the world, cuz i’m a raider fan, and he’ll be wearing silver and black, plus he seems like a good guy.

  • dr_robert

    RaiderSam Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 4:23 am

    by god, he completed the pass to Palmer!
    **************

    yes. yes he did.

  • dr_robert

    Zymurge Says:
    December 29th, 2012 at 12:50 pm
    dr_robert Says:
    December 29th, 2012 at 4:03 am
    there are 3 things that pryor can show sunday:

    1) he’s an amazing out-of-the-box superstar from the another planet, as missdick and priest have claimed.

    2) he’s a raw, flawed qb that nevertheless does have qb skills to work on.

    3) he’s not a nfl qb and never will be.

    i think #1 is ridiculous. that’s one of the reasons missdick and priest have proven they are indeed insane.

    i’m hoping for #2, which would be nice.

    i’m fearing #3.

    =====

    Good breakdown, I agree. My biggest fear is not #3 but #2.5. In that case, he’ll look real raw, lost most of the time and appear lacking in the raw tools. And then he’ll bust off one long run or make one decent throw to a wide open receiver deeep and show a glimmer of promise. That glimmer will completely will make all of his mistakes and horrible reads invisible to those with woodies for his potential and he will be proclaimed the next great thing. And then he’ll be hanging around on the roster, soaking up coaching resources for another season chasing consistency that he’s not capable of delivering. Just like JaFatass showed, Vince Young and Tebow on other teams have done.

    The problem with that type of player is that, in hindsight, they set the team back chasing a what if dream with a very low liklihood of success. Meanwhile, other teams are doing it right, like Seattle with Wilson. Flynn was the automatic starter based on his FA signing (which is similar to how Pryor is viewed with his 3rd round pick) but they let the guy that EARNED IT in camp and preseason get the reps. Now they’re investing in the right choice for the long haul.
    **************

    yeah, and category 2.5 is maybe where he ends up. oh boy. show just enuff to remain an enigma. it’s ok. there is almost no chnace he shows enuff to go into camp as our starter and there will be no “competition” with palmer, so maybe another year of palmer playing pretty well, while pryor spends year 3 trying to get better will tell us more. but they would likely go get a replacement for leinart a the #2, so we will be in a holding pattern. next preseason could tell us a lot. if we don’t draft a qb this year, i suspect we will next draft.

  • RaiderSam

    Dr_robert Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 4:34 am
    just because i expect pryor to struggle doesn’t mean i’m against him. i’m just knowledgeable. the kid was a marginal qb prospect with great size and speed. i was happy al davis drafted him, although i thought it was a round or two too high. he is a project. i suspect he will look pretty bad sunday, and it might be a good idea to convert him to wr if it’s apparent that he will not ever become a legit nfl qb. not a backup, where his great gifts will be wasted. in order for him to stay at qb, there has to be hope that he will become a starting-caliber qb. i doubt that will ever happen. but if he shows some ability to make passes, then at least there is hope, that with more seasoning, he could do it.

    he made plenty of passes at OSU, so maybe he can do it with the raiders. i hope so, cuz he’s a good kid and if he can surprise everyone, he could be fantastic. but it’s just not likely. sorry i’m a realist, and not gonna talk up a kid that hasn’t shown real passing skills yet.

    but even though i think missdick and priest are racist, anti-white morons, i’ll still be rooting for pryor big-time, hoping he shocks the world, cuz i’m a raider fan, and he’ll be wearing silver and black, plus he seems like a good guy.

    =========

    say he doesnt make it

    is it

    Palmer again…and risk 13 mil and an i.r.

    or Aaron Murray, Nassib, vet back up or Tyler Bray?

  • dr_robert

    well, it will be interesting. there are a lot of variables, including the severity of palmer’s injury, which apparently has caused some rumors that he could retire or miss next season.

    but as of now, we have to assume palmer will be healthy, will not be traded, and is, as allen said, our qb next season, which is cool, because he’s good.

    if pryor shows sunday that he’s horrible and definitely not the answer, then we may have to trade down, and grab a qb in the mid or late 1st or maybe the 2nd round.

    we would also have to go get a veteran qb to round out things, since leinart likely won’t be in the nfl next season.

    a lot depends on pryor’s performance sunday. if he looks like there is a chance, then we get a vet to be the #2 or #3, and pryor sticks for year 3.

    if he sucks badly, then we draft a guy, get a vet, and convert pryor to wr.

  • dr_robert

    as for price, palmer would likely restructure.

  • dr_robert

    by the way, earlier today i posted some info that i think shows proof that palmer played very well this season.

    i would say in any given game, qb rating would be like this:

    100+ excellent
    90+ very good
    80+ good
    70+ not good
    70- bad

    palmer’s game log:

    sd 94.2
    @mia 74.4
    pit 103.7
    @den 73.4
    @atl 102.2
    jax 74.4
    @kc 83.8
    tb 85.0
    @bal 95.4
    no 76.3
    @cin 64.1
    cle 86.3
    den 101.1
    kc 80.0

    so u can see that this season, palmer had:
    3 excellent games
    2 very good games
    4 good games
    4 not good games
    1 bad game

    we actually won the jax game, even though he had a “not good” game.

    he played 9 games that were good enough for a qb to win, plus the jax game, in which his team helped.

    so, palmer played well enuff to go 10-4.

    palmer bashers are football-ignorant.

  • dr_robert

    3 of our wins came when palmer played well, and 1 came when he didn’t.

    but he played 9 total games well. that means his TEAM let him down 6 times.

    that’s a bad team, with a good qb.

  • eastoaklandraider

    Rob one game good or bad is not enough to go on with TP so this game won’t mean much in determining if he should stay, he should have started the KC and CAR games then we would have a better gauge on him.

  • Plunketthead

    Raiders 23
    Teram Lethargy 20

  • eastoaklandraider

    I think that its a tough situation for TP having to face a 3-4 D his first time out. Imo its a lil harder to read a 3-4 because you have to figure out where the extra rushers are coming from so I think today will be a tough day for TP, if he can manage a decent game that is a huge plus in my eyes.

  • Plunketthead

    I hate Rivers and I really really do not want him happy at the end today.

  • Plunketthead

    SD is a real tough D.
    TP has his work cut out for him. Good thing he is healthy, and rested and can run like the wind.

    All we need to see is some accuracy in his passess

  • RaidingTexas

    Dr_robert Says:

    3 of our wins came when palmer played well, and 1 came when he didn’t.

    but he played 9 total games well. that means his TEAM let him down 6 times.

    —————————-

    Not entirely true. He played well in Atlanta, but HE lost that game. Period.

  • RaidingTexas

    Plunketthead Says:

    I hate Rivers and I really really do not want him happy at the end today.

    ——————————————-

    Agreed!

  • http://ggeden.blogspot.com/ GG

    Raiders 34
    Chargers 28

  • Whoknows

    Hope the field is in good condition today for TP. It is pouring down here in SD right now.

  • Whoknows

    Amazingly it has suddenly stopped raining and the sun is shining now. Further changes in weather conditions will be updated until tailgate time.

  • morilla

    It’s supposed to be sunny for the rest of the day. The field will probably be a little soggy though. It rained all day yesterday and all night. Hopefully the dolts brought the tarp out.

  • Whoknows

    I played Torrey North yesterday morning and the course was in pretty good shape so…

  • 303Raider

    We need to develop a QB. SB winning teams draft and develop their QB’s.

    Big Ben
    Eli
    Peyton
    Brady r
    Rodgers

    The odds are that of you want to win the SB, you need to draft and develop your own QB.

    I pray to God, TP6 could be that guy.

  • gangosix

    i understand what a dissapointment this season has been,for me also,but allen needs to come back next year.for the sake of continuity,give the guy a chance.now some of the assistants got to go,knapp of course,special teams coach,offensive line coach,defensive line coach,recievers coach,but allen must stay at least one more year.oh and draft defense and o-line(kyle long).we all need to pull for terrelle pryor today so quit bashing and start rooting for your team,instead of hating so bad,i swear some of you guys dont even sound like true raider fans,just saying

  • Whoknows

    If DMac can get on track I think TP6 can have a good day.

  • morilla

    Whoknows Says:
    December 30th, 2012 at 8:00 am
    I played Torrey North yesterday morning and the course was in pretty good shape so…
    ——-

    Yeah, it wasn’t actually “all day”. It started around 2:30. I’m sure it will be ok.

  • Whoknows

    I bet my boy a round of golf that we’d have a better record than the Chockers. Going for double or nothing on this game.

  • Whoknows

    Morilla if your going to the game keep your nostrils open for some Sour Diesel during tailgate, not sure which lot yet though.

  • http://repealitnow.org MistaBrown

    WTF is a Chocker?

    GO WARRIORS!

  • Whoknows

    The Chockers are an NFL team located in San Diego.

  • gangosix

    if the o-line looks better today it could be cause bergstrom is replacing brisel.

  • Whoknows

    I guess it should be Choker, my bad.

  • gangosix

    arent we in a division with the chockers,queefs and donkeys? ha,ha

  • gangosix

    oh yea choker

  • Whoknows

    ^ that’s what I always thought.

  • gangosix

    keep the warriors,we got lakers and CLIPPERS oh yea baby

  • http://repealitnow.org MistaBrown

    I stopped making nicknames for NFL teams around 7th grade but to each his own right WhoKnows ?

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    Week 15: DKnight007 Says: Carolina 24 Raiders 10

    GG Says: Raiders 30 Chargers 27
    qodrn: Raiders 20 Chargers 19
    Relentless Says: Raiders-21 Chargers-17