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Terrelle Pryor was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the 3rd round of the supplemental draft.  Some sources are saying that the Raiders might view him as a receiver more than a Quarterback.  Pryor ran a 4.36 40 yard dash when he worked out for teams. Drew Rosenhaus represents Pryor and had this to say:

“We’re tickled and thrilled that Terrelle went in the third round and to the Raiders,” Rosenhaus said. “The third round is quite an accomplishment for a young man who had his pro day 48 hours ago and didn’t know he would be in the draft until Thursday morning and wasn’t able to meet with any decision makers.”

Pryor immediately headed to the Bay Area after being drafted and Rosenhaus said he hoped to finalize a contract as soon as possible to get Pryor on the practice field. Rosenhaus has already negotiated a third-round deal with the Raiders this summer with rookie cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke.

“We’re optimistic this will be a smooth negotiation,” he said. “We enjoy working with the Raiders and he’s very excited.”

Based on the rookie scale used to sign picks from April’s draft, Pryor would be expected to get a four-year deal at $2.36 million, including a $591,000 signing bonus.

“We all know how Al Davis likes big players who can run and Terrelle brings a dimension of size and speed that’s unique to the quarterback position,” Rosenhaus said. “The Raiders are a good fit for him because they have had an unsettled quarterback situation for a number of years and have worked in a number of different players. Any young quarterback would like the opportunity to go there and compete and be the guy.”

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