According to multiple media reports, former Ohio State quarterback's transition from would be NFL quarterback to NFL wide receiver won't have to happen too terribly far from his most recent landing spot.
After failing to stick in a quarterback situation that saw a rapidly rising A.J. McCarron and Josh Johnson squeeze him out of playing time in Cincinnati, Terrelle Pryor has been claimed on waivers by the Cleveland Browns, where he's expected to attempt to transition to playing wide receiver full time.
In a strange post to his Twitter account earlier Monday, Pryor tweeted that he was working extra hard at making the move to full-time wide receiver by tweeting video of him playing quarterback. The post was later deleted, and apparently got him in some hot water with the Bengals' powers that be:
Terrelle Pryor is celebrating his move from QB to wide receiver by....tweeting practice videos of him at QB... pic.twitter.com/t2z6M5deER— Jason Marcum (@marcum89) June 22, 2015
Though his best bet in a perfect world would be to learn with a redshirt year of sorts, in the competitive world of NFL rosters (and Pryor having accrued too much experience to be eligible for a practice squad), the former OSU quarterback will have no choice except to go all out and hopefully catch the eye of Browns' brass and coaches during training camp.
As pointed out by James Grega, current Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo was Pryor's quarterbacks coach in Oakland.
Pryor famously made one particularly outstanding play out wide for Ohio State during the 2009 Fiesta Bowl against Texas:
Best of luck to Pryor in what might be his last chance to stick at the next level.