The Oakland Raiders have been one of the NFL’s most disappointing teams this year, and Carson Palmer’s days as the starting QB may begin to be phased-out the next two weeks as backup Terrelle Pryor will see an increased role in Week 16. hell reportedly be taking over on some third downs and red-zone plays. It will be tough for the former supplemental draft-pick to take Palmer’s job. Now that the Raiders will have a first-round draft pick, likely in the top-10 of the 2013 NFL Draft, Oakland may be looking to draft their next franchise QB sooner rather than later.
The Buffalo News is reporting the Buffalo Bills have agreed to a 10-year lease deal to stay in Buffalo. The report says there would be a $400 million exit fee if they left before the end of the deal.
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin and head coach Leslie Frazier reportedly had a heated exchange last month that contributed to the receiver being placed on injured reserve, and the negative relationship between the two could lead to Harvin being traded in the offseason.
The Baltimore Ravens are desperately trying to end a three-game losing-skid on Sunday vs. the New York Giants, and they may be getting a boost as WR Torrey Smith (concussion) was able to take part in Thursday’s practice.