Matt McGloin’s Updated 2013 Fantasy Outlook After Terrelle Pryor’s Injury

November 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt McGloin will be under center for the Oakland Raiders for their Week 11 clash with the Houston Texans. Terrelle Pryor, who provided the team's offense with an early-season spark, was unable to recover from a knee injury in time to start.
Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times reported the news of Pryor missing the game, which gives the reins of the offense over to the undrafted rookie out of Penn State:
Quite simply, McGloin should be viewed as a player to avoid in fantasy circles. The only exception would be the deepest of leagues, where any starting quarterback carries value. Aside from those 16-team or two-quarterback leagues, he holds very limited upside.
He was given an extended look during the preseason when the Raiders were attempting to sort out their QB depth chart. The results weren't encouraging. He connected on 57 percent of his throws with two touchdowns and three interceptions.
More recently, McGloin is 7-of-15 for 87 yards in extremely limited du...

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