Pryor not concerned about uncertainty surrounding Redskins
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Terrelle Pryor doesn’t know if Kirk Cousins will be the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback, but he hopes so.
Pryor signed a one-year deal with the Redskins last week hours after Cousins signed his franchise tender, and the day after the team fired general manager Scot McCloughan. Pryor wants Cousins to be the one throwing him the ball, but he doesn’t need that after what the versatile receiver went through with the Browns.
”I played with six quarterbacks last year,” Pryor said. ”I don’t think it could get that bad. Obviously, I would like to play with Kirk. I’d be an idiot if I didn’t believe that. I think he’s a great quarterback, and hopefully that’s what happens.”
Actually, it was only five – Robert Griffin III, Cody Kessler, Josh McCown, Charlie Whitehurst and Kevin Hogan – plus Pryor, who threw nine passes.
The 27-year-old former Ohio State star quarterback-turned-receiver joins an organization in flux after the front office shake-up and the departures of previous starters DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. Pryor is a big target who should help Washington’s woeful red zone offense and become a piece of replacing Jackson and Garcon, but he said he’s not thinking…