RGIII Hits Terrelle Pryor Downfield with 50-Yard TD Bomb

Bradley Whitaker
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If you’re a fan of comeback stories, you’re going to enjoy this play between Robert Griffin III and Terrelle Pryor during Thursday’s preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons.

The former Ohio State quarterback, Pryor, hasn’t done much in the NFL since being drafted in 2011 and transitioning to the receiver position. But after being cut and re-signed by the Cleveland Browns at the end of last season, Pryor has made tremendous improvements and looks to be a lock to make the roster and even start.

This one play tells all:

That play was almost identical to the one Pryor made at the Orange and Brown scrimmage earlier this month.

But perhaps more importantly, RGIII looked like RGIII again, completing 6-of-8 for 96 yards and two touchdowns, including this beauty to tight end Gary Barnidge.

Thursday’s performance means nothing, but it’s a step in the right direction for Griffin. Not to mention he’s figuring out how to slide and take sacks instead of making risky throws and running into 350-pound linemen.