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It’s Time for the Redskins to Bench Terrelle Pryor.

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NFL: Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Terrelle Pryor experiment has failed miserably in D.C. It’s now time to count our “many” blessings, and move on.

You saw the Steelers do this last night with Martavis Bryant, and maybe it sent a message to the young receiver. Maybe a benching will do the same to Pryor, or maybe he’s just not cut out for a timing/rhythm offense like the one we run here.

Whatever the case, Pryor is doing nothing for our team at this point. After seven games, he has 18 receptions for 223 yards and one touchdown.

I’ve already suggested a trade, but if one can’t be reached, it’s best to inactivate him for the remainder of the season, and try and develop some guys we have currently sitting on the practice squad.

Maurice Harris may not be a speed burner, but at 6’2” 200 pounds, he knows this offense, can run precise routes, and catches whatever you throw at him. From last season alone, I’d say Kirk trusts him much more than Pryor.

Another player the Redskins may want to think about activating is rookie Robert Davis. At 6’3” 217 pounds, Davis posted some excellent numbers at the 2017 Combine. He ran a 4.44 second 40, did 19 reps at 225, jumped 41 inches in the vertical and 136 inches in the broad jump. He was a very productive college player, finishing his career as Georgia State’s all-time leading receiver.

The time has come for the Redskins to chalk up Pryor to another failed free agent signing, and either trade or bench him in favor of a younger player worth developing.