Terrelle Pryor rehires Drew Rosenhaus as agent

Oct. 29, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Sports agent Drew Rosenhaus on the sidelines of the game between the San Francisco 49ers against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 24-3. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Last week it was confirmed that Terrelle Pryor would be parting ways with agent Jerome Stanley in light of Stanley’s comments surrounding Dennis Allen heading into Week 17 of the Raiders season, a game in which Pryor was slated to start ahead of Matt McGloin after losing his job.

Stanley infamously accused the Raiders of “Setting Pryor up to fail.” In the end Stanley may have been setting up his own demise as Pryor was quick to move on.

Pryor was also quick to get new representation, with Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio reporting that Drew Rosenhaus has been rehired to be the agent of the Raiders quarterback.

From Florio:

Last week, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryorfired agent Jerome Stanley, who had accused coach Dennis Allen of setting Pryor up to fail by making him the Week 17 starter.

Per a league source, Pryor has hired Drew and Jason Rosenhaus to handle Pryor’s interests going forward.

Drew and Jason Rosenhaus represented Pryor earlier in his career, when he emerged from Ohio State and entered the NFL via the supplemental draft.  A third-round pick after the lockout ended in 2011, Pryor has completed three years of his four-year rookie deal.

Absent an extension with the Raiders, Pryor will be a free agent in 2015.  The Raiders could decide to move on from Pryor, or to keep him around at a relatively cheap base salary of $705,000.

It will be interesting to see if Pryor rehiring Rosenhaus signals a move from outside of Oakland this offseason, or if it is simply preparation for 2015 when Pryor’s contract expires with the Raiders. For now it is a non surprising move from the quarterback who is going back to his old agent after realizing that Jerome Stanley might not have been as quality of representation as the infamous Rosenhaus.

Topics: Drew Rosenhaus, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor

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  • PJ

    Move on to who? A rookie who has to start from scratch or a curb side QB? TP has to many questions swirling around that need to be answered before they just throw a 6’5″ 245 pound QB that was clocked at 4.2 speed away without letting him take this team by the balls and running with it. He will either show it or blow it but deserves the chance to show it. Good QBs aren’t just floating around the league waiting to play for us. Build a respectable o and d line first and then it will start to unfold the way it should. Then we can really see what we have!

  • Stanley Carr

    He’s gonna leave m tear shit up somewhere else!!! We r fucked!!