The Seattle Seahawks have released QB Terrelle Pryor, who proved to be an effective rushing QB for the Raiders but ultimately could not lead the team as a passer.
The Seattle Seahawks have released backup QB Terrelle Pryor as they work towards trimming their roster to the final 53-man deadline.
In 2013, Pryor started the season as the Oakland Raiders starting QB, going 3-3 in the first seven games (missing one due to injury). But following two straight losses, Pryor was benched and only played in spot duty over the following weeks. His last start was in Game 16 against the Denver Broncos, a 14-34 loss in which Pryor had 2 TDs and an 88.4 passer rating.
Pryor, who went 11 of 17 for 134 yards and a TD against his former Raiders team, set an NFL record in 2013 when he ran for a 93-yard TD against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pryor’s TD was easily the longest rush in history by any starting QB. The Raiders would go on to win that game 21-18.
The Raiders drafted Pryor in the 3rd round of the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft. After being cut by the Raiders after the 2013 season, he signed with the Seattle Seahawks.