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Ryan Clark Says Long Pryor Touchdown Run Was “The Perfect Storm”

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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – Live from Nakama on Carson Street Tuesday, Steelers safety Ryan Clark weighed in on the team’s loss to Oakland Sunday.

Things were ugly right from the start for the Steelers defense against Raiders quarterback and Pittsburgh native Terrell Pryor, as he took the first play from scrimmage 93 yards for a touchdown.

Clark says he blames the result of the first play on the defense selling out to stop McFadden and trying to force Pryor to the air.

However, even with that play, Clark claims that “We had tons of opportunities to win the game.”

It was really only that one run from Pryor that burned the team Sunday, so Clark says he doesn’t think that preparation should have been adjusted to focus on the dangerous legs of the Raiders quarterback.

Moving on to this week, the Steelers will travel to New England for a tough matchup with the Patriots.

About New England quarterback Tom Brady, Clark says “He is the most accomplished quarterback of our era.”

Many of the top quarterbacks owe their success to the talent surrounding them, but according to Clark, Brady has spoiled the league by finding ways to win without marquee targets.

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