Tyrod Taylor might not be the best quarterback in the AFC East, but he’s definitely entrenched himself as an NFL starting quarterback.
Bills running back Karlos Williams thinks highly of Tyrod, reportedly referring to him “as the G.O.A.T.”
Williams revealed his opinion when a reporter Wednesday asked, “Do you think Tyrod Taylor is” before pausing.
“He’s the G.O.A.T.,” Williams interrupted. “He’s the G.O.A.T., in my opinion. Obviously, Tyrod played at Virginia Tech, and my brother [Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams] played at Florida State for a while. And the first ACC Championship [in 2010] my brother played in, he played against Tyrod. They beat Florida State — they killed Florida State — and they went on to play in the Orange Bowl.
“So I’ve seen him play at a high level. Here, he had a chance to be that leader. He’s been that leader, to be able to make plays. He has, what, one of the best [quarterback ratings] in the NFL? He makes plays when they have to be made. When we had a lot of guys out vs. Tennessee [in Week 5], he took over that game. … He takes things when they’re not supposed to be for him, and that’s the kind of thing that you need in the locker room.”
That’s high praise for young Tyrod, who got his seasoning behind Joe Flacco in Buffalo for a couple of years.
Taylor has been impressive — passing for 2,439 yards, and 18 touchdowns, with a quarterback rating of 100.9.