By Michael White, Seahawks Correspondent, Sat, Aug 30th 1:57pm EDT
Seattle released Terrelle Pryor Friday night prior to final cut down day. The Seahawks traded a 7th round pick to Oakland this offseason to acquire the athletic QB, but with such a deep roster and a veteran backup in Tarvaris Jackson, there was no room for Pryor. (Source: Ian Rapaport on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: Pryor showed flashes this preseason and with the state of some quarterback rooms across the league, he may have done enough to get a shot on another squad. When given the opportunity to start last season for the Raiders, Pryor averaged nearly 15 fantasy points per game, which was better than Jay Cutler. If Pryor were to get an opportunity, say in St. Louis for instance, he would certainly be a valuable fantasy asset with his world class running ability. Owners should have Pryor on their radar and if he ends up in a good spot, he would certainly be worth a waiver wire claim a few weeks into the season.