Nate Peterman to start at QB for Bills Sunday
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WHAM) - Bills head coach Sean McDermott is making a change at quarterback. Rookie Nate Peterman gets the start against the Chargers as Tyrod Taylor heads to the bench.
McDermott says it was his decision alone and he believes the team needs to be better than what they have shown so far.
After the loss to the Saints, McDermott said Taylor was still the starting quarterback. But after reviewing the film from the game, the first year head coach decided to make the change at QB.
"Once in a while, you have to take chances to get this franchise where you want it to go," McDermott said at a news conference Wednesday morning.
He met with Taylor on Tuesday to inform him of the decision. McDermott says Taylor was disappointed but professional in taking the news.
Peterman is a 5th round draft pick out of the University of Pittsburgh. During the preseason and in his brief time on the field on Sunday, Peterman has shown the ability to throw the ball quickly and on time to his receivers.