Former Ohio State and Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor has spent the last three seasons as a wide receiver, earning high praise for a strong 2016 season. Following free-agent visits with both the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks, Pryor has made his decision... and he’s gone with the Jets.
ESPN confirmed that Pryor has agreed to a deal with New York, although contract terms were not disclosed.
The 28-year-old had an impressive 77 catches for 1,007 yards and 4 touchdowns while featured in the Cleveland Browns offense two seasons ago. When he signed with Washington in 2017 on a one-year deal, he was a flop, only catching 20 balls for 240 yards and a single TD. His season wound up being cut short due to ankle surgery in November.
Now one thing that certainly stands out that is somewhat Seahawks related is the current depth chart for the Jets. Robby Anderson emerged as the team’s top target, but this recent incident is surely a concern for them. Quincy Enunwa, a rare bright spot on a dreadful 2016 team, should be back after missing all of 2017 with a neck injury. There’s also some guy named Jermaine Kearse, who posted career highs in catches (65) and yards (810).
Kearse’s 2018 salary is a non-guaranteed $5 million, and as the current most expensive wide receiver on the roster, he’s a pretty easy cap casualty candidate. I’m not saying that will be the case, but there’s reason to think that we could see significant changes on Todd Bowles’ squad with the addition of Bowles.