Terrelle Pryor taking full advantage of Browns' resources to overcome hamstring injury

Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor didn't practice Wednesday because of a hamstring, but he's optimistic he'll play Sunday against the Bengals.

Pryor, who's emerged as one of Cleveland's top playmakers this season, met with reporters after suffering the injury against the Titans this past weekend, saying he's taking full advantage of the training staff and the resources at his disposal inside the team's renovated training facility.

Pryor, who has often spoken of spending his free time in Berea either working out, receiving treatment or watching film, thanked Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam for a center that now includes a lap pool and cryotherapy station.

"I love it. It's such a big deal — especially for me because I like to take advantage of the stuff as much as possible — so everything (the Haslams have) in there, it is all geared toward winning," he said.

"I think it's going to help me get together and help me to where I can feel pretty good Sunday hopefully, so I am going to take advantage of it every day. Stay here as late as possible and continue to keep on getting stuff done because, like I said before, I'll do whatever it takes to win and now it comes back onto my statements, so we're going to see how it goes."

Pryor was limited by a hamstring issue in 2015 but said this current setback is "nowhere" close to as problematic as the one that kept him from making the Browns' season-opening roster.

Pryor said he participated in Wednesday's walk-through and the team is "seeing how it goes" when it comes to Thursday's practice.

"We're being cautious and I think taking the right steps to make sure that I will be able to help the team on Sunday," he said.

The former Ohio State quarterback leads the team with 35 catches for 477 yards and three touchdowns after after switching to receiver last year. That transition, aided by head coach Hue Jackson and senior offensive assistant/wide receivers coach Al Saunders, has watched Pryor evolve into a key cog on the Browns' offense.

Because of that, Pryor said he's going to do everything in his power to get himself ready for Sunday.

"I'm going to try to go because we owe this to the city. We have to get a win," he said.

"Our teammates, this whole team, we work so hard, so I am going to do everything I can possible to make sure I am ready to go."

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