"We're trying to expedite his progression, and I've liked a lot of things I've seen out of Derek," coach Dennis Allen said. "He's still got a long way to go and I like the direction he's headed."
"We've got two young players who played this year (and) from an experience standpoint there wasn't any, so neither of them stepped up and said, 'I'm the frachise quarterback,'" he told ESPN. "So absolutely, we're going to always continue to upgrade and find that guy. Now how we find them, we'll figure that out in the next few months."
The Raiders own the No. 5 pick in the 2014 draft, but top three college quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles could be off the board by the time they select. That leads to speculation that the Raiders are open to trading up to get their quarterback.
Dennis Allen, who expects to return as
"I'm not sure that we have the quarterback of the future in the building right now, but again I think we'll go through the offseason evaluation process, I think we'll go back through all the tapes, we'll comb through everything. I do think we have a better idea of what we have at the quarterback position, but again I think, listen, that's the most important position on the football field."
Pryor threw eight interceptions and just one touchdown in four starts from Weeks 6-10, but McGloin also struggled after a strong start. He threw for four scores and eight picks in his last five games, all losses.
After tossing a pair of touchdowns in each of his previous two games,
In seven games, McGloin has accounted for eight touchdowns and nine turnovers. He's completed under 60 percent of his throws in three straight games. McGloin should have had a late touchdown pass, but fullback Marcel Reece dropped it.
McGloin plays the Broncos in Week 17.
|P1||8/8/14||@ MIN||8:00 pm|
|P3||8/22/14||@ GB||8:00 pm|
|1||9/7/14||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|3||9/21/14||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 5|
|8||10/26/14||@ CLE||4:25 pm|
|9||11/2/14||@ SEA||4:25 pm|
|11||11/16/14||@ SD||4:05 pm|
|13||11/30/14||@ STL||1:00 pm|
|15||12/14/14||@ KC||1:00 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ DEN||4:25 pm|
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