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Aidan O'Connell 'earned right' to compete for starting role

by Ari Koslow | Raiders Correspondent | Mon, Mar 25th 9:51am EDT

Raiders coach Antonio Pierce said Aidan O'Connell has "earned the right" to compete for a starting role. (

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This comes with the rumors of the Raiders considering drafting a quarterback early next month. "At the end of the day, listen, Aidan O'Connell played his a** off. He did a hell of a job for us," Pierce said. in an interview. "You're talking about a kid that has the mental toughness to play in the National Football League. Whatever happens and whatever we do it has to go through Aidan O'Connell. Being honest with you because he's earned that right."

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