PRYOR, GIRL­FRIEND CHARGED AF­TER STAB­BING

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were charged af­ter the former NFL player was stabbed in an in­ci­dent that left Pryor hos­pi­tal­ized and Pittsburgh po­lice de­scrib­ing the pair as “mu­tual com­bat­ants.” Pryor was charged with sim­ple as­sault and his agent, Gre­gory Di­u­lus of Van­tage Man­age­ment Group, told ESPN he is ex­pected to re­cover from wounds to his chest and shoul­der. Sha­laya Bris­ton, 24, was charged with crim­i­nal at­tempted homi­cide and ag­gra­vated as­sault. Pryor, a 30-yearold Penn­syl­va­nia na­tive, is a free agent who spent parts of seven sea­sons with five NFL teams. The two were in what wit­nesses told au­thor­i­ties was a “volatile” re­la­tion­ship, ac­cord­ing to the Post- Gazette. Pryor is out of foot­ball this season and last month said he would play for no team but the Steel­ers. A QB at Ohio State, he was a sup­ple­men­tal draft pick by the Oak­land Raiders in 2011 and his great­est suc­cess came as a wide re­ceiver with the Cleve­land Browns from 2015-16. He also played for Washington, Buf­falo, New York Jets and Jack­sonville, who re­leased him in Septem­ber.

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