According to a report from Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk, the Philadelphia Eagles worked out two quarterbacks this week: Terrelle Pryor and Thad Lewis.
Eagles worked out QB Terrelle Pryor and QB Thad Lewis, per league source.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 15, 2014
This isn't the first time the Eagles have shown interest in either quarterback. It was just a few weeks ago that Pryor was set to visit Philadelphia. It turned out that Pryor didn't actually visit at that time, but it appears he did now.
Pryor is an interesting name for a number of reasons. For one, he's an intriguing athlete. Pryor is 6-4, 233 pounds and can run a 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds. Pryor has struggled to succeed as a quarterback in the NFL but has said he's open to playing other positions, such as wide receiver. Also note that Pryor was heavily recruited by Chip Kelly when the Eagles coach was still at Oregon. Pryor ended up playing for Ohio State instead. Pryor would go on to beat Kelly's Oregon Ducks in the 2010 Rose Bowl.
The Eagles gave veteran quarterback Thad Lewis a tryout in late August. At the time, it appeared the Eagles were preparing for a potential Matt Barkley trade. In his four-year career, Lewis has started six of the seven games that he has appeared in and has a career passer rating of 81.4. He has 1,296 passing yards, five passing touchdowns, 55 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown on his resume. He is 2-4 as a starter.
Philadelphia currently has two healthy quarterbacks on their active roster: Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley. Sanchez is starting while full-time starter Nick Foles is expected to miss over a month due to a fractured collarbone injury. Foles will be re-evaluated in a few weeks. Meanwhile, Barkley is serving as the backup to Sanchez. The Eagles also employ G.J. Kinne on the practice squad.
The Eagles don't seem to be in a rush to sign either quarterback but they're clearly keeping their options open if another injury takes place.