Browns Re-Sign Terrelle Pryor

WEDNESDAY, 9:33am: The Browns have officially re-signed Pryor, who will be a wide receiver and a third quarterback for the team if and when he’s active, tweets Cabot.

TUESDAY, 4:23pm: Head coach Mike Pettine confirmed to reporters that the team is talking about signing Pryor, though there is “nothing official” on that front (Twitter link via Tony Grossi of Pettine went on to say that bringing in another QB is on the table for discussion, Nate Ulrich of the Beacon Journal tweets.

10:49am: Nearly three months after cutting him, the Browns are bringing back Terrelle Pryor, reports Mary Kay Cabot of (Twitter links). According to Cabot, Pryor had been getting set to meet with the Bears today, but is now signing with the Browns instead.

Pryor, 26, made the transition from quarterback to wide receiver this offseason, and impressed the Browns’ coaching staff in the preseason. However, he ended up being the 54th man on the squad heading into the regular season — he survived the initial cutdown to 53 players before being dropped when Cleveland claimed Robert Turbin off waivers, just days before the team’s Week 1 game.

Since then, Pryor has worked out for several teams across the NFL, including the Giants, Niners, Steelers, Seahawks, Jets, and Patriots. About a month ago, agent Drew Rosenhaus expressed optimism that those auditions would eventually result in a deal, telling ESPN’s Ashley Fox, “We’re confident that it’s just a matter of time until one of these teams decides to make the move.

As expected, the Browns are signing Pryor as a wide receiver rather than a quarterback, tweets Jason La Canfora of Still, it’s worth noting that starting QB Josh McCown is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a possible broken collarbone in Monday’s game against the Ravens. If McCown lands on IR, Pryor could serve as an emergency third option behind Austin Davis and Johnny Manziel.

View Comments (6)
newest oldest

6 comments on “Browns Re-Sign Terrelle Pryor

  1. SCEGuy

    This is just a 3 ringed circus… Haslam, you’re an idiot. And Pettine, just find the closest bridge and jump.

  2. Big Ed

    And the factory of sadness is keeping up on the holiday orders.

  3. TJECK109

    At this point what does it hurt? He gets a 4 or 5 week audition at WR to see if he can play the position in the NFL. Not like he is going to be any worse then Bowe

    • TheMichigan

      Well bowe is always getting covered

      • TJECK109

        They gave him 9 mil in guaranteed money. They have dressed him for all of 5 games and has a total of 3 catches. He might be the biggest FA bust this year.

  4. TJECK109

    Think you left out the “is” in first line. Reporters that the team “is” talking

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.