Tyrod Taylor is our Man for 2017

Tyrod Taylor is expected to remain in Buffalo as new Head Coach Sean McDermott belives Taylor is his man going forward.

The Buffalo Bills front office are believed to have lost confidence in Tyrod Taylor and would prefer to bring in Veteran quarterback Tony Romo or even Brian Hoyer to the franchise.

NFL: Buffalo Bills-Sean McDermott Press Conference

It is understood McDermott has pressed his case to the front office informing them that he doesn’t believe that the team could find a suitable upgrade from Taylor and has stated that Tyrod Taylor “Is our Man for 2017”.

If Taylor was to remain in Buffalo in 2017, the Bills would have to pay him around $17 million for the season, an issue that has key decision makers like GM Doug Whaley, senior VP of football administration Jim Overdorf, and team president Russ Brandon concerned.

Taylor joined the Bills in 2015 on a a 3-year, $3.35 million contract. He was named starting quarterback for the Bills that season

Taylor finished the year completing 63.7 percent of his passes, while throwing for over 3,000 yards, with 20 touchdowns with just six interceptions. Taylor added 568 rushing yards on the ground and reaching the end zone on 4 occasions. He went on to make the Pro Bowl in that season.


Taylor signed a six-year contract extension worth $92 million with the Bills before the start of the 2016 season and went onto complete 269 of 436 passes for 3,023 yards and 17 touchdowns with 6 interceptions. He also rushed for 580 yards and scored 6 touchdowns.

If Taylor were to hit the open market, the Jets, Broncos, 49ers, Bears and Browns would be among the teams that would show interest in the 27 year old out of Virginia Tech.