The Zoysia Bills have benched quarterback Tyrod Taylor, and Nathan Peterman will begin on Sunday against the la Chargers, coach Sean McDermott stated Wednesday.
Peterman brought the debts on the six-play, 75-yard drive ending inside a 7-yard touchdown pass to tight finish Nick O’Leary prior to the Saints ran the clock to finish the sport.
Peterman, a rookie fifth-round pick, replaced Taylor with under 5 minutes residing in Sunday’s 47-10 loss towards the Saints. Taylor completed nine of 18 passes for 56 yards prior to being benched.
“I have been impressed using the maturity from Nathan Peterman. I am comfortable creating a calculated risk to get us where we have to go.”
Taylor’s 56 passing yards and 33.6 passer rating were both cheapest in the 38-game career as Buffalo’s starter. His career-worst outing came regardless of the Bills debut of wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, acquired inside a trade recently, and also the return of tight finish Charles Clay from the month-lengthy absence due to a knee injuries.