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Kyle Orton

Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who goes by the nickname "T-Mobile," got the call to be the Buffalo Bills' season-opening starter. Though he's never started an NFL game in four seasons, Taylor's dynamic dual-threat potential trumped the experience of his two competitors when coach Rex Ryan made his long-awaited decision on Monday. "It came down to basically that explosiveness that Tyrod brings to us," Ryan said. "All three guys made it difficult, but at the end of the day, that's kind of what we went with." Taylor won the job over former Bills starter and 2013 first-round draft pick EJ Manuel, and Matt Cassel, a 10-year journeyman who was...

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