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5 Tyrod Taylor QB

Buffalo Bills

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
67%12%
Key Stats
GPPYDSPCTTDsINTRATING
10184263.811391.4

Player Updates

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Bills' Tyrod Taylor: Named Week 12 starter
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bills head coach Sean McDermott named Taylor the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Though Taylor had turned in his worst outing of the season in a blowout loss to New Orleans in Week 10, it was still surprising when McDermott elected to bench the veteran last week in favor of untested rookie Nathan Peterman for a road matchup with the Chargers. The decision quickly proved to be ill advised, as Peterman threw five first-half interceptions before being replaced by Taylor, who completed 15 of 25 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown in relief. While Taylor will get the chance to get the 5-5 Bills back into the win column Sunday, McDermott said that the team will continue to "evaluate every position every week," according to Chris Brown of the Bills' official site, suggesting that Taylor isn't necessarily a lock to remain the starter the rest of the way.

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Bills' Tyrod Taylor: Replaces Peterman after five picks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bills coach Sean McDermott declined to commit to Taylor as the Week 12 starter when speaking to the media after Sunday's 54-24 loss to the Chargers, ESPN.com's Mike Rodak reports.

Nathan Peterman made McDermott look bad, throwing five interceptions on 14 pass attempts before giving way to Taylor for the start of the second half. Taylor made things worse in the third quarter when he lost a fumble that was returned for a touchdown, but he bounced back strong in garbage time to finish 15-of-25 passing for 158 yards and a touchdown, adding four carries for 38 yards and another score. Common sense dictates he'll get the start Week 12 in Kansas City, but the Bills apparently are in no rush to make a decision.

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Bills' Tyrod Taylor: Benched for Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bills head coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday that Nathan Peterman would replace Taylor as the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

With the Bills dropping to 5-4 following back-to-back embarrassing losses to the Jets and Saints, McDermott has decided to shake things in an effort to preserve the team's narrow edge on the final wild-card spot in the AFC. Though Taylor's season-long numbers (10:3 TD:INT, 64 percent completion rate, 6.6 yards per attempt) haven't differed much on a per-game basis from what he posted over his 14 starts in 2016, the 28-year-old submitted his worst showing of the season in the Week 10 loss, completing just nine of 18 passes for 56 yards and an interception. The unproven Peterman, who made his NFL debut in relief of Taylor in the loss to New Orleans, will get at least one opportunity to see if he can provide better production behind center, but if the rookie falters Sunday, it wouldn't be surprising if McDermott turned the reins of the offense back over to Taylor. Taylor's benching seemingly increases the odds that he'll be released this offseason, however, which would clear up $9.4 million in cap space for the Bills in 2018.

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Bills' Tyrod Taylor: Still the one
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Although Taylor struggled in Sunday's drubbing at the hands of the Saints, coach Sean McDermott insisted Taylor will remain the starting quarterback, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports. "Because I believe in Tyrod," said McDermott. "Tyrod is our starter. That's what I said [Sunday]. I know what Tyrod has done and I also know what Nate [Peterman] has done. Tyrod is our starter."

Taylor may not be an elite quarterback, but he's done enough good things this season -- not to mention his 10:3 TD:INT ratio -- with a questionable offense that he'll be given some leash. The Bills are also in the thick of the wild-card battle, so while switching to rookie Nathan Peterman might appease some portion of the fan base, it seems prudent to stick with the guy that's performed at least capably for three seasons. That said, if the Bills keep losing games and stop playing for this season, they may opt to get an extensive look at Peterman.

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Bills' Tyrod Taylor: Stifled in drubbing by Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor completed nine of 18 pass attempts for 56 yards and an interception Sunday against the Saints. He also gained 27 yards on three carries in the 47-10 loss.

Taylor endured perhaps the roughest outing of his career in this one, managing a miserable 3.1 yards per attempt while posting the lowest yardage total of his career as a starter. He finished as the team's second-leading rusher on the day, but even that wasn't enough to amount to anything noteworthy from a fantasy perspective. Taylor came into Sunday on the back of three consecutive productive outings and will look to bounce back next week against the Chargers.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
19/10/17NYJ16-2822421
29/17/17CAR17-2512500
39/24/17DEN20-2621320
410/1/17ATL12-2018210
510/8/17CIN20-3716611
710/22/17TB20-3326810
810/29/17OAK20-2716510
911/2/17NYJ29-4028520
1011/12/17NO9-185601
1111/19/17LAC15-2515810
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
1211/26/17@ KC1:00 pm
1312/3/17NE1:00 pm
1412/10/17IND1:00 pm
1512/17/17MIA1:00 pm
1612/24/17@ NE1:00 pm
1712/31/17@ MIA1:00 pm
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2011Baltimore Ravens3011100.01818.0018002/300118.8
2012Baltimore Ravens70291758.61796.1725013/302062.3
2013Baltimore Ravens305120.020.402010/0000.0
2014Baltimore Ravens1000---0---0000/000---
2015Buffalo Bills141438024263.730357.996320636/212451199.4
2016Buffalo Bills151543626961.730236.938417642/19233789.7
2017Buffalo Bills10927917863.818426.604711329/14325391.4
TOTAL5338113070862.780997.17844817112/5801052192.1
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2011Baltimore Ravens30122.02000
2012Baltimore Ravens7014735.228115
2013Baltimore Ravens308648.025015
2014Baltimore Ravens104-3-0.80000
2015Buffalo Bills14141045685.5314528
2016Buffalo Bills1515955806.1496731
2017Buffalo Bills109572754.8323217
TOTAL533828315595.549141686
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2011Baltimore Ravens3000---00000
2012Baltimore Ravens7000---00000
2013Baltimore Ravens30166.060000
2014Baltimore Ravens1000---00000
2015Buffalo Bills1414144.040000
2016Buffalo Bills151500---00000
2017Buffalo Bills10900---00000
TOTAL53382105.060000
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011Baltimore Ravens300.000000.0000
2012Baltimore Ravens700.000000.0000
2013Baltimore Ravens300.000000.0000
2014Baltimore Ravens111.000000.0000
2015Buffalo Bills1400.000000.0000
2016Buffalo Bills1500.000000.0000
2017Buffalo Bills1000.000000.0000
TOTAL5311.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011Baltimore Ravens300000000
2012Baltimore Ravens700000000
2013Baltimore Ravens300000000
2014Baltimore Ravens100000000
2015Buffalo Bills1491030030
2016Buffalo Bills1542030-330
2017Buffalo Bills1032000000
TOTAL53165060-360
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/215
Birthdate:
8/3/1989
Age:
28
Hometown:
Hampton, VA, USA
School:
Virginia Tech
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: