Brandon Beane told WGR 550 today that every player on the team will have to earn their starting spot, including Tyrod Taylor.
“If we walked out there today I would say Tyrod is probably the starter, but we haven’t even gone through OTAs,” Beane said, via Kevin Patra of NFL.com. “We got the young guy (fifth-round pick Nathan) Peterman, I thought he did some nice things this weekend at the minicamp. Cardale Jones has a huge arm and talent, I don’t know anything about him personally. T.J. Yates has done some starting in his career. So there are some guys on this roster.
“I’m for open competition. (Coach) Sean (McDermott) is. Earn the right, from whatever job you have, whatever position you’re trying to get. I’m not in the business of handing out positions on May the 15th. We’ve got a long way to go. It’s going to be fun. I’m excited about the challenge. That’s what I’m saying. I’ve got a lot of belief in Tyrod, but we’ve got other guys that are going to challenge for that as well.”
Don’t let this story pump you up too much. Tyrod is the starter in Buffalo….