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Terrelle Pryor joins the Kansas City Chiefs for 2015 NFL season

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The Kansas City Chiefs have made their first decisive move after missing out on the 2014 NFL playoffs, by signing former Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

Pryor worked out for Andy Reid and the rest of his coaching staff on Wednesday, and it appears that Reid liked enough of what he saw to offer Pryor a one-year deal right there on the spot.

Pryor will obviously come in as a back up to current starting play caller Alex Smith, who failed to throw a touchdown pass to one of his wide receivers all season.

Pryor has spent the entirety of the 2014 season as a free agent looking for a new team after being leaving the Raiders where he was a starter before being replaced. The Raiders traded Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks for a 7th round pick during pre-season.

But that move didn't end well for the former Ohio State Buckeyes star either, who was cut by Pete Carroll on August 29th after appearing in a couple of pre-season matches for the defending SuperBowl champions.

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Pryor was selected by the Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft, and his was officially Al Davis' last ever draft pick before passing away. With him ended the Raiders' 'Speed Era' that Davis had implemented through their draft picks.

In his only start against Andy Reid, Pryor completed 18 of 34 passes for 216 yards, one touchdown, and three interceptions. He also rushed for 56 yards.

He will challenge Chase Daniel, Aaron Murray and Tyler Bray for the Chiefs backup QB spot.

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