Tyrod Taylor Could be Chargers Starting Quarterback

Tyrod Taylor Chargers starting quarterback? The Los Angeles chargers have been in the news all offseason. Especially after the team officially parted ways with franchise quarterback Philip Rivers. After the team announced the decision to move on from Rivers, there has been a lot of speculation about who will be under center. This for the Chargers next season.

Head coach Anthony Lynn threw an unexpected name in the hat over the weekend in his first public statement since the team announced that Rivers won’t return. Saying in a radio interview that he believed backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor could become the team’s starter. Really?

“Tyrod Taylor is a heck of a Chargers starting quarterback,” Lynn told AM 570 LA Sports. “We couldn’t have a better backup right now, and now he has an opportunity to maybe step up into a starting role. I’ve had Tyrod before [in Buffalo], and I know what this young man brings to the table, in the passing game and the running game.”

Chargers New Quarterback Tyrod Taylor?

Tyrod Taylor Chargers Starting Quarterback

“One of the things he does very well. He takes care of the football. I believe every year he’s started in this league he’s been the No. 1 quarterback in taking care of the football. I believe more games are lost than won. So if we can just take care of the football and take it away, we’ll be OK.”

In his last full season as a starter, Taylor turned the ball over only six times. Also, led the Bills to their first playoff appearance in 18 years. Can T-Rod become Chargers starting quarterback?

“There are some guys that can win from the pocket, but when you look around the league, most of these guys are mobile quarterbacks that can move,” Lynn told 570 AM when asked what style of quarterback he prefers. “All you have to do is watch high school football on Friday nights. High school football told me 10 years ago the direction the NFL was headed.

March 3, 2020 by : Posted in NFL No Comments

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