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The Film Room: Terrelle Pryor Is An A.J. Green Clone

On this week’s episode of “The Film Room,” we break down one of the league’s most interesting personal journeys in Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor.

NFL: Washington Redskins-Training Camp Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Terrelle Pryor has now been on six different teams in the first six seasons of his career. Before last year’s remarkable breakout performance in Cleveland, most analysts had already added Pryor to the list of “what ifs” and “has beens” that usually make the Browns their last stop on the way to irrelevancy. After all, he was just another athletically freaky dual-threat quarterback who was destined to wash out of the league, right? We had certainly seen this whole show before with Tim Tebow...right?, we hadn’t.

Pryor did the seemingly impossible. He switched positions to wide receiver full time, worked harder than ever, and finally became the player that most people thought he should have been his whole career - a dominant force both on the boundaries and over the middle of the field that could abuse smaller defensive backs with ease. It was an incredible transition, and now Pryor is poised to be even better in a loaded Redskins receiving corps with a true franchise quarterback throwing him the ball.

On this week’s episode of “The Film Room,” we’ll examine Pryor’s movie-worthy career and break down his perfect fit within Jay Gruden’s pass-heavy offense. Enjoy!