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NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

Posted on: August 16, 2011 6:51 pm
Edited on: August 16, 2011 7:17 pm
 
Posted by Ryan Wilson

The NFL notified all 32 teams Tuesday that the supplemental draft, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed. No new date has been set.

During a normal offseason, such news would be met with a yawn -- if that -- by most fans, but this year is different. For starters, we've just endured a four-month lockout, which pushed the supplemental draft back from its usual mid-July date on the NFL schedule to the middle of August. But there's also the matter of one name trying desperately to be eligible for this year's supplemental draft: Terrelle Pryor.

Quick refresher for those of you just back from Mars: Pryor promptly left Ohio State in June amid a scandal that cost Jim Tressel his job. He then hired superagent Drew Rosenhaus, who convened a PR event and called it a press conference to inform the world that Pryor was a first-round pick (among other things). Pryor later admitted that he didn't care where he was drafted just, he just wanted an opportunity.

As things seemed to be falling into place (several teams had expressed interest in the former Ohio State QB), Pryor last week had to cancel his pro day because he wasn't on the NFL's supplemental draft list.

CBSSports.com's Will Brinson explained at the time that, "This uncertainty for Pryor actually is in line with all the reports we've heard since he decided to bounce out of Ohio State after their program got a not-so-friendly visit from the NCAA. In fact, that aforementioned visit probably has a lot to do with the NFL's decision -- they don't want to grant eligibility to someone who doesn't actually meet the requirements for the supplemental draft."

On Sunday, reports surfaced that Pryor was trying to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to determine his standing in the eyes of the league. As Brinson noted in his post, a statement from Pryor's attorney, David Cornwell, made it sound like Pryor would be eligible for the draft.

"We have been in discussions with the Commissioner’s office over the past week to address the NFL's concerns," Cornwell wrote. "I am confident that once the NFL has a full understanding of the facts, Terrelle will be part of Wednesday’s supplemental draft."

Well, there will be no supplemental draft on Wednesday, but whenever it's rescheduled, it seems that Pryor might now be apart of it.

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Comments

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:08 pm
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

Terrel Prior needs to be in the National Football League supplemental draft just ask him. He is nothing but an average player at best he single handily brought down Ohio State with his lies and scheming. Poor Boy had to cancel a pro day just breaks every ones heart now admit it. First of all he didn't show anything in college so what makes him think he is even going to be drafted at all. I would like to be in the room when he talks to Rodger Goodell to   ( determine his standing in the eyes of the league) now that he bounced out of Ohio State. The only talent this man has is his God Complex.



Since: Jun 29, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 10:03 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

One more thing fellows and gals. If it weren't for the Pryor's, Newton's, Goodell's, The Ohio State's, USC's, Auburn's, Michigan's, Texas's, Notre Dame's, Vick's, Ochocinco's, Belichick's, awful CBS sports writers, and the list goes on .............. what we we sports junkies have to complain about, write these comments, and Tweet to all our Facebook friends?

I say thanks and all power to you.

Chirp! Chirp!



Since: Jun 29, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 9:29 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

And this is a big surprise? Let's face it. The NFL is no better than the NCAA. It's all about the money. Now that we got that straight there is only one constant, Rules are made to be broken. It's all in the interpretation ..... and who benefits financially.

So don't get all upset. Just enjoy the game and your $10.00 hot dogs and $15.00 beers (it's not far off), your pay per view, and commercial breaks every other play.

Are you ready for some football? 



Since: Jun 10, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2011 8:12 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

Hey everybody Cryami sucks hehehehehehehehehehehe



Since: Jul 27, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 7:54 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

With complete idiots like this making comments... 


Yeah....      You going to complete your sentence idiot?


beer is great
Since: Mar 18, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:50 am
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Since: Jul 5, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2011 2:58 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

You sound like you are employed at the university



Since: Aug 17, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 1:39 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

I suppose this is all a conspiracy to get Pryor into the NFL....or mabey its a conspiracy by THE Ohio State University.....BLAH....BLAH....BLAH

...  Get over it haters, no matter where you look the Buckeyes will be there....NFL, NBA, MLB, NBC, CBS, ESPN, ETC...you get my point.  So take you sorry azzz programs and GO HOME......

And just for the record, dont let your soiled panties choke you when you see the scarlett & grey in both the BCS and Final Four

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.........

....GO BUCKS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Since: Dec 10, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2011 12:28 am
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

who gives a crap anyway he gonna suck in the NFL



Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:56 pm
 

NFL postpones supplemental draft, Pryor benefits

niners
+pryor 


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