Raiders had a package for Terrelle Pryor against Browns

Otto Greule Jr

The Raiders' second-year signal caller was surprisingly close to seeing game action on Sunday.

The Oakland Raiders were prepared to play Terrelle Pryor in the team's 20-17 loss against the Cleveland Browns, and even had a package of plays for the second-year signal caller, according to offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.

"I've believed that from Day 1 -- how many guys can you get involved on a gameplan?" Knapp said at Monday's media conference. "I really do believe that if you can get a couple packages for a tight end or for a receiver, I think it helps motivate them to play through the season. And since that's kind of been our M.O. on offense throughout the year, hopefully it carries over now with Terrelle and we get the right situations to use the package that we have."

Quarterback Carson Palmer has struggled of late, causing Raiders fans in the Bay Area to call for Pryor to get a shot. It appears that the coaching staff agrees that time may be coming, as Knapp went on to indicate Pryor will be active for the home game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night.

Should the opportunity present itself, the Raiders have little to lose by giving Pryor a look down the stretch. The team has a 3-9 record, and the Broncos have already clinched the AFC West division.

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