FLORHAM PARK – The New York Jets caught one of the most renowned players still left in free agency, reaching an agreement on Thursday night with wide receiver Terrelle Pryor Sr., confirmed a source in the league.

The terms of the contract were not disclosed immediately. Pryor visited the Jets this week, along with the Seattle Seahawks.

The news of their agreement was reported in the first instance by Newsday.

The arrival of Pryor gives the Jets four tested veterans in the wide receiver position, headed by the starters who return Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse. He also has Quincy Enunwa, who returns from a neck injury that caused him to miss the entire season.

With Pryor on board, the Jets could seek to get rid of Anderson or Kearse. Anderson comes from a season of destape, but his problems outside the field (two arrests since last May) concern the organization. Kearse was solid in his first season with the Jets, but is scheduled to earn a $ 5 million non-guaranteed salary in 2018.

A pair of draft picks for 2017, ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen, will also be fighting for game time.

Pryor, 28, signed a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins last offseason, rejecting a multi-year offer from the Cleveland Browns after a season uncover in 2016. However, the move did not work for Pryor. , who finished with just 20 receptions for 240 yards and a touchdown in nine games.

He injured his ankle in the Week 2 victory over Los Angeles Rams, and eventually needed surgery that ended his season in November.

Pryor was not the focal point of the Washington offense as it was in Cleveland. In his first full season as a catcher, Pryor caught 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns. He had changed from quarterback to catcher in the 2015 offseason, but he only played three games that year.

In 2011, the Oakland Raiders chose Pryor in the third round of the supplemental draft. He started 10 games as a quarterback at the tempo that appeared in five others for five seasons.


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