Update: Former Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor arrested on assault charge after being stabbed

Matt Weyrich
NBC Sports Washington

UPDATE (5:30 p.m.): The Pittsburgh Police Department released a statement Saturday afternoon saying it's arrested Terrelle Pryor on a simple assault charge after he was taken to the hospital in critical condition with stab wounds in his chest and shoulder earlier that morning.

Pryor was allegedly engaged in an altercation with a female Pennsylvania resident. Both he and the woman were deemed "mutual combatants in this incident." She was charged with criminal attempt homicide and aggravated assault.

UPDATE (2:20 p.m.): Terrelle Pryor is in stable condition, according to NFL Network.

ORIGINAL (11:18 a.m.): Terrelle Pryor was stabbed in the shoulder and chest Friday night at his apartment in Pittsburgh, according to an ESPN report. The former wide receiver and quarterback is in critical condition as of Saturday morning.

WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh reports that a woman is in police custody in connection to the stabbing.

Pryor played in the NFL for seven seasons, most taking the field for the New York Jets in 2018. Originally drafted out of Ohio State as a quarterback, Pryor made the switch to wide receiver prior to the 2015 season with the Cleveland Browns.

After he caught 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns in 2016, the Redskins signed him to a one-year, $8 million deal the following offseason. Pryor only wound up playing nine games for Washington, accumulating just 240 receiving yards and one score.

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed him in May but a hamstring injury prevented him from appearing in a game before being placed on IR. He reached an injury settlement with the team in September, and according to NFL Network, was deemed healthy.


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