Shareece Wright

Bills QB Taylor returns to practice; not yet cleared to play

Bills starter Tyrod Taylor took the next step in recovering from a concussion by returning to practice on Monday.

How Taylor feels over the next few days will determine whether he will be cleared to open the season against the New York Jets on Sunday.

Speaking before practice, coach Sean McDermott expressed caution in saying Taylor has shown signs of improvement, but remains in the concussion protocol. The team then announced during practice that Taylor's on-field participation is part of the evaluation process in determining whether he can be cleared to play.

In his first appearance since being hurt in a 13-9 preseason loss at Baltimore on Aug. 26, Taylor took part...