Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who was made eligible for the NFL Supplemental Draft earlier this week, held his pro day workout on Saturday in Pennsylvania. A number of teams had scouts in attendance for the workout, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions.â†µ
The Lions' attendance comes as no surprise. It was reported a couple weeks ago that the Lions would attend Pryor's pro day if one was held, and since Pryor is in fact eligible for Monday's Supplemental Draft, the Lions were there to observe his performance.â†µ
Right now the general consensus seems to be that Pryor will be selected in the Supplemental Draft despite the fact that he will be suspended for the first five weeks of the season. It isn't clear which round he will be selected in, but this news indicates that his value could be on the rise after the workout:â†µ
Terrelle Pryor clocked an unofficial 4.41 in the 40-yd dash @ 6-foot-5, 232 pounds.â†µ
Some team will take a chance on Pryor, but I would be surprised if it's the Lions. They don't have a need for a project quarterback, and they also don't need to waste a roster spot on a potential converted wide receiver that isn't even eligible to play for the first five weeks of the season. Wherever Pryor ends up his impact will not be immediate, but I don't see the Lions as a team that would want to waste their (or his) time.