Sunday, July 3, 2016, 4:13pm
When it comes to NFL quarterback contracts, a rising tide doesn’t necessarily lift all boats. Just ask Ryan Fitzpatrick, who gained no leverage from contracts given to players like Sam Bradford (two years, $35 million) and Brock Osweiler (four years, $72 million). Ultimately, a quarterback’s value is driven not by what others have gotten, but by what anyone will pay this specific player.
Fitzpatrick, despite the Bradford, Osweiler, and now Andrew Luck deals, can’t get eight figures per year from the Jets, or anything close to that from anyone else. Next year, that same problem could apply to Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor.
The story went on to say Taylor is due to earn $3 million this year, which when it comes to quarterbacks isn’t peanuts but pressed peanut sweepings. For Taylor, his value next year likely will be driven by the market for mid-level quarterbacks, if anyone out there chooses to pay him a mid-level contract, which currently is in the range of $15 million per year. Luck’s new contract doesn’t change that.
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 8:19pm
Mike Vick had to wait until the end of August before landing a job last year. The veteran quarterback seems to understand he may be lucky if his phone rings again.
Speaking to reporters at Tyrod Taylor's annual youth camp, Vick expressed a desire to extend his pro career, but said he was content if this is the end.
"I'm 35, about to turn 36," Vick said, according to the Newport News Daily Press. "I've got one more dedicated season in my blood, if somebody needs me to come in. But I'm kind of happy where I am right now.
"I've got my health, I've got my kids, I've got my family. The game has done so much for me in terms of relationships, opportunities to take care of myself and my family. I'm just thankful. I give all the credit to God."
Vick appeared in five games and made three starts for the Steelers last season. He completed 40 of 66 passes for 371 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. He suffered a hamstring injury in Week 6 and was eventually supplanted by Landry Jones for the backup job behind Ben Roethlisberger.
Friday, January 1, 2016, 6:26pm
Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 6:13pm
Friday, December 4, 2015, 6:28pm
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor (right shoulder, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 13. Taylor played through the injury last week and we expect him to do so again versus the Texans, who are playing great defense right now.
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 5:56pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 6:12pm
Friday, November 27, 2015, 6:20pm
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor (right shoulder, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 12. Taylor will play but he's not a great option in a bad matchup with a surging Chiefs defense.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 6:15pm
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor (right shoulder) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Rex Ryan expects that Taylor will play through the shoulder injury, though he’s not a good option this week given the injury and a tough matchup with a hot Kansas City defense.
Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan expects quarterback Tyrod Taylor to be able to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs despite a right shoulder injury that Taylor suffered late in Monday night's loss to the New England Patriots.
"We all know it’s a right shoulder thing," Ryan told WGR 550 in Buffalo on Tuesday afternoon. "I don’t know the particulars of what they call things or whatever. If we had the technical terms on it, you guys wouldn’t know it either. We’ll see how the week progresses how everything goes, but I think he’ll be ready to roll."
Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:19pm
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor (knee, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 9. Taylor is expected to make his return against the Dolphins this week. He owns the 5th-highest per game average at the quarterback position, though he may not be quite as willing to run since he’s coming off of a knee injury.
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6:20pm
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor (knee) took full practice reps again Thursday. Taylor is expected to make his return against the Dolphins this week. He owns the 5th-highest per game average at the quarterback position, though he may not be quite as willing to run since he’s coming off of a knee injury.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:02pm
Monday, November 2, 2015, 8:30pm
Get ready for Tyrod Taylor time once again in Buffalo.
With an extra week's rest following the Bills bye week, Taylor said he's ready to reclaim his starting job after missing two games with a sprained ligament in his left knee.
"Yeah, I'm 100 percent. Feeling confident in going out there and playing on my knee," Taylor said following practice Monday. "I didn't have anything that limited me today in practice. And it felt good."
Coach Rex Ryan concurred with Taylor's prognosis, by saying: "We expect him 100 percent for this game. That's huge."
The Bills were back on the practice field Monday after having the entire bye week off last week, and they got some players back who had been injured or absent.
Quarterback Tyrod Taylor was back working with the offense, rotating reps during the individual portion of practice the media was allowed to watch.
Running back Karlos Williams appeared to be taking a regular amount of reps as he returned after missing three games with a concussion.
Wide receiver Sammy Watkins took part in stretching with a helmet on, then walked inside the field house with a trainer to work during the individual session.
It's great news for the offense to get three of their stars back in the. Williams will likely still see snaps behind LeSean McCoy but was still a big part of the offense when McCoy was playing.
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