The Raiders cut Matt Flynn to make room for the activation of wide receiver, Andre Holmes. But when that happened, we knew the team wasn't done. They would need to fill that third quarterback spot. They have set out to try and fill that position by working out three free agent quarterbacks.
The team had David Carr, Pat White, and Trent Edwards in for workouts according to Ian Rappoport.
These three aren't exactly names that will make anyone excited. In fact, David Carr seems like the absolute worst fit for this team right now. He has as much pocket presence as Matt Flynn. The 11-year NFL veteran and former top overall pick out of Fresno State, was with the New York Giants last season. He appeared in 9 games over four seasons there with no starts.
Pat White is a great runner but lacks passing skills. The former second round pick hasn't taken a snap in the NFL since 2009. He was in camp with the Redskins this off-season.
Trent Edwards, who spent time with the Raiders in camp last season, could be the best option of the three. He was the third string quarterback behind Mike Vick and Nick Foles in Philadelphia last year. He started 14 games in 2008 for the Buffalo Bills in which he completed 65.5% of his passes with 11 TD's to 10 interceptions.
The Raiders could just be doing their due diligence and end up activating Tyler Wilson who they picked in the fourth round of the 2013 draft. Wilson was waived prior to the start of the season and as no team claimed him, he was signed to the team's practice squad. We'll have to see how it plays out.