Aidan O'Connell will be Raiders starting quarterback moving forward
What it means:
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Aidan O'Connell will be the team's starting signal caller moving forward, according to interim head coach Antonio Pierce. O'Connell has been officially named the Raiders' starting quarterback not just for Week 9 but "moving forward". Sitting at 3-5, Las Vegas seems set on finding out what they have in O'Connell, who they selected in the fourth round of April's draft. On Sunday, O'Connell will face a New York Giants pass defense ranked 15th in numberFire's schedule-adjusted metrics. O'Connell's Week 9 projection includes 204.4 passing yards, 0.95 touchdowns, 0.96 interceptions, and 12.7 FanDuel points. His salary is $6,300.