Raiders Should Start Pryor in Finale

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With the season going nowhere, the curiosity high and the alternatives slim, the choice is clear.

It's time for the Raiders to take an extended look at Terrelle Pryor at quarterback.

Starting quarterback Carson Palmer has been pushed to the sideline by injury. Backup Matt Leinart, who took over when Palmer was injured last Sunday, seems destined to spend most of his NFL career in that role. More to the point, the Raiders already know what they have in Leinart, who probably won't return next season.

That Pryor has practically zero history and almost certainly will be back in 2013 makes him the logical option for a franchise whose regressive season has placed it in the position of spending the final...

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