“But, things got off to a bad start – Aaron Brooks #2 was sacked seven times in a 27-0 season-opening loss to the San Diego Chargers – and never really got better. “
After recovering a fumble, Arizona Cardinals‘ Clark Haggans (53) fumbles his recovery as Oakland Raiders‘ Mike Brisiel (65) knocks the ball away.
Brisiel was a hard-nosed player originally signed in 2012 to be part of a zone-blocking scheme formally abandoned last season. Brisiel was a consistent member of the line, but he struggled with injuries and his value didn’t match a contract that ranked second on the team among returning Raiders players.
Mike Brisiel #65, appeared in 15 games for Oakland last season and was rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 43 guard in the league.
“The fans are crazy,” he says with a big smile on his face. “The fans are different out here, very crazy. I like our fans, they give you a lot of energy.”
“What I like about Pat, is he can be dominant up front,” Tarver said when describing his defensive tackle. “When he leads with his hands, he’s strong enough and quick enough to impact both run and pass plays.”
Jamize Olawale #49 had three carries for 6 yards and seven catches for 63 yards in 2013 as the backup to Marcel Reece #45.
Denver Broncos punter Britton Colquitt has his punt blocked by Oakland Raiders’ Jamize Olawale #49.
By midseason, following four games with a passer rating in the low 40′s, Pryor #2 was benched in favor of undrafted rookie Matt McGloin #14
Since my first game Raiders Win At Bengals in 2009, I’ve seen these Quarterbacks play in regular season games, in this order:
Pryor #2 (#6)