The NFL's Supplemental Draft will finally get underway at 1 p.m. on Monday, with high-profile quarterback Terrelle Pryor highlighting the otherwise uneventful event. Other players eligible for the draft includes Georgia running back Caleb King, Northern Illinois safety Tracy Wilson, Western Carolina cornerback Torez Jones, Lindenwood University defensive end Keenan Mace and North Carolina defensive end Michael Acadoo. Obviously the interest surrounds Pryor, who is generating "third-round buzz" according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
According to Adam Schefter, there are five teams likely to select Pryor during Monday's Supplemental Draft, including the Cincinnati Bengals, who reportedly attended Pryor's workout last week. The other four teams include the Buffalo Bills, the Miami Dolphins, the Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders.
Teams submit a closed bid for players during the NFL Supplemental Draft, using their corresponding draft pick for the following NFL Draft. No one else knows what that bid is, and when the deadline for bidding on the player comes and goes, the team with the highest draft pick is awarded that player. For example if the Bengals use their fifth round pick on Pryor, but the Raiders use a fourth, Pryor goes to Oakland. The Raiders then sacrifice next year's fourth round pick. No team knows what the other is offering until the process is over and the player is awarded to the winning team.
Once Pryor is drafted, he will have to serve a five-game suspension, which Pryor plans on appealing once he signs an NFL contract, according to his attorney David Cornwell.