VIDEO: McDermott explains decision to bench Tyrod, start Peterman
(Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott — Nick Wojton video)
ORCHARD PARK — The press conference heard around WNY.
Buffalo Bills (5-4) head coach Sean McDermott said on Wednesday morning that Tyrod Taylor is benched and rookie quarterback Nate Peterman will start on Sunday against the LA Chargers (3-6).
“We’re here for more than five wins,” McDermott said.
Following Sunday’s 47-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints, McDermott said Taylor is the team’s starter. On Wednesday, McDermott said he had a change of heart on Tuesday.
“It’s about becoming a better team,” McDermott said.
For more from McDermott on his surprise decision, see the attached video below.