Terrelle Pryor Makes Cleveland Browns’ 53-Man Roster at WR

September 5, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Terrelle Pryor only recently made the transition from quarterback to wide receiver, but the Cleveland Browns saw enough in training camp over the past few weeks to carve out a spot for him on the 53-man roster.
The Browns announced their final roster cuts Saturday afternoon, with Pryor still standing, while unproven receivers like Josh Lenz, Darius Jennings and Vince Mayle were all sent packing. 
Pryor evidently cracked the 53-man roster thanks to his versatility. While Lenz, Jennings and Mayle are all fairly one-dimensional receivers, Pryor is a freak athlete who can create matchup problems at 6'4'' and 223 pounds.
Against the Chicago Bears on Thursday night, he appeared as a receiver, quarterback and punt protector on special teams.  
"Anytime you can have a guy that can run, that can throw, that can protect, I just think it changes the mindset defensively a little bit," Browns head coach Mike Pettine said after the team's final preseason game, acco...

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