Albert Breer from the NFL Network is reporting that 14 NFL teams have sent scouts to attend Terrelle Pryor’s pro day in Pittsburgh. Citing a source he apparently has at the workout, Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com writes that there are 17 teams in attendance.
Regardless of how many teams or team representatives are actually there, both reports agree that the Cowboys, Eagles and Redskins are in attendance – while the Giants are conspicuous by their absence.
Of course, the Giants already have an elite quarterback on par with Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, so at first glance it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that they’re apparently not interested in what is a late round prospect at best.
But all kidding aside, it does surprise that the Giants don’t appear to at least be doing their due diligence. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think any of the other NFC East teams would be willing to invest even a seventh rounder on Pryor at this stage, but they’re checking him out anyway, on the off chance that they might see something that could pique their interest.
Like the 230-pound QB running the 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds. Or perhaps hitting a target or two with the football …