Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor did not practice Wednesday as he recovers from a knee injury and his status for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts remains uncertain.
Taylor suffered a patellar tendon contusion in last week’s loss to the New England Patriots. If he can’t play against the Colts, rookie Nathan Peterman will get his second career start.
Taylor was benched in favor of Peterman in Week 11. The rookie completed 6-of-14 passes for 66 yards with five interceptions in the first half against the Los Angeles Chargers before being pulled for Taylor in a 54-24 loss.
Taylor regained the starting job in the following week and led Buffalo to a 16-10 victory at the Kansas City Chiefs. He has thrown for 2,090 yards, 12 touchdowns and four interceptions while completing 63.2 percent of his passes this season.
Taylor has also rushed for 334 yards and three touchdowns on 69 carries, and Bills coach Sean McDermott acknowledged that Taylor’s ability to be a mobile threat would be a “consideration” in deciding if he will start.
The Bills (6-6) enter this week in a group of three teams sitting one game behind the Baltimore Ravens (7-5) for the second wild card spot in the AFC.