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Calvin Pryor | Defensive Back

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 207
College: Louisville
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Jets first-round SS Calvin Pryor was benched in Week 10 for being late to multiple meetings this season.
Pryor, the No. 18 overall pick, didn't play a single defensive snap. Rex Ryan rolled with Jaiquawn Jarrett, who had 10 tackles, one sack and two interceptions as the Jets cooled off a white-hot Ben Roethlisberger. It's safe to say Jarrett will be getting another start. Nov 10 - 10:25 AM

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Rookie SS Calvin Pryor left the Jets' Week 4 game with a thigh injury.

Pryor was getting treatment on the sideline before heading to the locker room. He is out for the game. Jaiquawn Jarrett is filling in at safety.
Sep 28 - 2:20 PM

Jets first-round SS Calvin Pryor (concussion) has been cleared for contact.

He'll be all systems go moving forward. Pryor offers DB2 upside in IDP leagues as a big hitter in run support with ball skills. The 18th pick in May's draft, Pryor racked up nine forced fumbles and seven INTs in 32 college starts.
Aug 4 - 3:25 PM

Jets first-round SS Calvin Pryor (concussion) has been cleared for physical activity.

He's not yet cleared for contact, but is trending in the right direction. Pryor is a rookie to monitor in IDP leagues. He'll play an attacking role under coach Rex Ryan as a tone setter operating close to the line of scrimmage.
Jul 31 - 3:46 PM

First-round SS Calvin Pryor is sidelined at Jets camp with a concussion.

Pryor was not known to have suffered any concussions at Louisville, where he missed only one career game. He did give other players concussions, frequently knocking opponents out of games. If Pryor progresses smoothly and gets medical clearance, he may only miss a handful of practices.
Jul 27 - 2:17 PM

Jets signed first-round S Calvin Pryor to a four-year, $8.56 million contract.

Pryor gets a $4.5 million signing bonus per the rookie slotting system. And as with all first-round picks, the deal includes a fifth-year team option. A punishing in-the-box hitter known as the "Louisville Slugger," Pryor will play every down right out of the gate in Rex Ryan's defense. He's firmly on the IDP radar.
Jun 2 - 12:16 PM

The Jets reportedly believe No. 18 overall pick Calvin Pryor is "smart enough to quarterback the secondary as a rookie."

The Jets' draft room reportedly "erupted" when the Ravens selected C.J. Mosley at No. 17, because they were concerned Baltimore might take Pryor. Per beat writer Rich Cimini, Rex Ryan is "particularly smitten with Pryor." Slated for an every-down role in Rex's defense, Pryor should be on the IDP radar immediately.
May 18 - 5:33 PM

Jets selected Louisville S Calvin Pryor with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

The Jets have now selected a defensive back in three of the past five first rounds, and gone defense five straight years. Pryor (5-foot-11 1/8, 207) earned first-team All-Big East honors as a junior before turning pro, finishing his career with 32 starts, 11 tackles for loss, seven picks and nine forced fumbles. A highlight-reel hitter, Pryor is at his best playing downhill as opposed to covering receivers or manning center field. He ran 4.58 at the Combine with a 9-foot-8 broad jump and 34 1/2-inch vertical. Pryor would be best utilized a la T.J. Ward, running the alley and playing in the box.
May 8 - 10:08 PM

Louisville S Calvin Pryor clocked a 4.58 official forty time at the Combine.

His forty time is the exact same as fellow highly-rated safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who played at Alabama. Pryor also did 18 reps on the 225-pound bench press with a 34 1/2-inch vertical at a shade over 5-foot-11 and 207 pounds. Pryor is in the conversation to be this year's first safety off the board.
Feb 25 - 1:10 PM

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