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Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

Posted on: August 25, 2011 9:29 pm
Edited on: August 26, 2011 6:17 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Terrelle Pryor's been one of the most talked-about players in the NFL this offseason, thanks to his awkward status with the NFL for the supplemental draft and the inevitable eventual decision by the Raiders to snare him in the third round.

Now it appears he's finally a member of an NFL franchise, as he's in California with the team and set to sign a four-year deal with Oakland.

"We expect him to sign tonight," Raiders exec John Herrera said, via the Associated Press.

Per Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the contract includes a $586,000 signing bonus and base salaries of $375,000, $485,000, $595,000 and $645,000 in each of the respective years. The 2011 number does not include the amount (more than $100,000) that Pryor will lose because of the five-game suspension he has to serve to start the year.

Pryor will be eligible to begin practicing with the team Friday, pending his signature on Thursday of course, and could conceivably play with the team in its final preseason on September 2 against the Seahawks.

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Since: Nov 18, 2007
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:42 pm
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

Txs- Valid points, but a lot of kids aren't patient.  Didn't Curry have a little more beef on his bones than Pryor?



Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:03 pm
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

Good Luck Pryor prove me wrong.



Since: Jan 2, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:41 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

all i can sy is they didnt learn a thing about taking a kid who's for all intense purposes a POS, and a thug and giving him a long deal...who can't play a lick. Boy he learned a lesson for destoying a college coach, a program, and all the illegal shit.he walked away like most coaches do.unharmed and rich



Since: Jul 28, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:37 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

I just hope he gets his head out of his a$$ and does not turn out to be another russell. Being a raiders fan, I really cant stomache another J. Russell.



Since: Apr 27, 2007
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:26 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

They should put him the slot or at TE.  By the end of the season, we will be 3-13 and Andrew Luck will be our new QB - sorry that won't happen, Al Davis would probably say we have Pryor and draft a fullback.



Since: Aug 22, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:01 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

now I ask any fair minded individual on here who says they are tired of hearing blacks saying it is often just a racial issue to examine Maxbusters statement where he throws our president into the arguement. Now I ask all fair minded white people on this post, can you understand why blacks on this post can see raceism in this, and then we are gonna call it when we see it and it is wrong for somebody to tell us not to use what you call the race card. That means you want us to sit here and see raceism being used against black atheletes and now he even includes the president, but we can't say it cause you are tired of hearing it. So I have a solution, I am gonna make a call to all the blacks on here not to call raceism out. I ask the white brothers on the post, when you see biggotts on here making racial based comments, you call them out. That will make them feel so much like a fool for havin theit white brothers calling them biggotts that they might stop cause they don't have the ability to say that the black's are being too racially sensitive. Black brothers, white brothers, hit me back and tell me what you think of this solution so we can rid our sports blogs of the racial issue.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 10:55 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

Hard to say if he will turn out to be like Curry. He has already started off badly in having to give back $110k he hasn't even seen yet. By the time Rosenhaus takes his cut, which will be more than Pryor gets, he will be left with next to nothing. Plus no telling how much he has already racked up in loans from those folks that prey on these athletes. I wish him well, but what he signed for is paultry compared to what he could have had if he had just waited.

Where do you get your information from man?  Sports agents generally speaking get between 3 to 5 percent of the agreement they negotiate for their clients.  How can that amount to more then Pryor gets?  There would be no agents if things worked that way.  At most Rosenhaus is probably going to get about 20 grand of Pryor's signing bonus and less then that for every year of his deal.  Don't forget at the present time Rosenhaus represents over 100 players.  Where he makes most of his money is on big money deals.  In Pryor's case the real money isn't there yet, but if he proves people wrong and succeeds the money will come.  Pryor isn't going to play out this deal, it's not going to happen.  If he sucks he'll get cut because most of the rest of the cash isn't going to be guaranteed.  If Pryor plays really well and God forbid becomes something special in the NFL the Raiders will be lucky to get 2 years from him before Rosenhaus holds him out for an early extension because unfortunately that's what players do. 



Since: Sep 24, 2010
Posted on: August 26, 2011 10:42 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

mczest,

Hard to say if he will turn out to be like Curry. He has already started off badly in having to give back $110k he hasn't even seen yet. By the time Rosenhaus takes his cut, which will be more than Pryor gets, he will be left with next to nothing. Plus no telling how much he has already racked up in loans from those folks that prey on these athletes. I wish him well, but what he signed for is paultry compared to what he could have had if he had just waited.



Since: Aug 22, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 10:34 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

Ok Motowntnt, if it ain't racial with you why are you listing only black QB's who have gotten into trouble becasue of their behavior, you mentioned killing dogs, (Michael Vick) or being a massive lyer to the NCAA, (Terrell Pryor) and act like Ben Rothlisberger was never investegated in two rapes, or Brett Favre wasn't harassing and sending pic's of his penis to the woman that was a trainor. Or Mike Chamura wasnt sexing his 16 year old baby sitter. Or all the other troubles of White QB's and or other players. If it ain't a black white issue with you then when you listing atheletes who have had troubles, then you should be an equal opportunity lister, instead of a one race lister.



Since: Nov 26, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 10:16 am
 

Raiders sign Terrelle Pryor to four-year deal

nice the guy lies, cheats, and screws over countless at Ohio State and now he's set to make 6 figures...only in America.  Besides Wall Street what other profession can screw over collegues, leave the company, and become successful?  Oh yeah pro athletics


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