We have officially entered the part of the offseason where it is impossible to tell which reports are actual news and which are just the result of agents trying to stir up the market for their clients. The good news is that reports tend to get much more reliable once the “legal tampering” period of free agency opens tomorrow. You will likely see the first couple deals reported just minutes after the period opens. I suppose we are to assume that these deals get hammered out that quickly, but in reality we all know some of them have been in the works for days or weeks under the table.
We've already seen reports of the Titans kicking the tires on Alshon Jeffery, Brandin Cooks, and Dre Kirkpatrick, but latest player the Titans have been linked to is Terrelle Pryor per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com.
Another team that Cabot talks about as a possible landing spot for Pryor in her piece is Pittsburgh which seemed surprising since they just made Antonio Brown the highest paid WR of all time, Martavis Bryant is coming back, and they don't have much cap space to work with (even before working out a long term deal with Le’Veon Bell). Pryor is from the Pittsburgh area though and it is where his toddler son is living now so he may be willing to take a hometown discount if the Steelers are interested.
I wrote in depth about Pryor here. He's probably got the highest ceiling of any free agent wide receiver on the market this offseason, but will he be able to reach it? It's a fair question considering he's about to turn 28 and has so little experience at the position. From the sounds of Cabot’s article it seems like Pryor is looking for top wide receiver money putting him somewhere in the $14-15M per year range. Would he be worth that sort of money? What would be the max you would spend on Pryor?