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Bills' Tyrod Taylor has his 'You like that?' moment

Did Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor just have his Kirk CousinsYou Like That?! moment in Buffalo?

According to, Taylor "led the first-team offense on a nine-play, 70-yard drive during a 1:25-minute drill," culminating with a score. After putting the points on the board, Taylor faced a gaggle of beat writers and instructed them to "Write about that!"

The play followed what must have been a lofty day for Taylor altogether. Earlier in the afternoon, offensive coordinator Rick Dennison was singing Taylor's praises.

"He's bought into it and he knows what he needs to do," Dennison said, via New York Upstate. "He knows that the ball will get out. He knows where everybody is. That's the biggest thing for me. Distribution and if his feet are telling him to move on, he's got to move on. He can't wait for a route to open up. If it ain't getting there, something's wrong so he has to move on."

Also on Monday, the Billsadded Anquan Boldin, one of the league's most dependable wide receivers of the last decade.

In some ways, Taylor has already exceeded expectations. A former sixth-round pick, he's gone 14-14 in two years as Buffalo's starting quarterback, completing more than 60 percent of his passes in each season and posting just 12 total picks in two years. He made a Pro Bowl in 2015.

But the raw numbers mixed with his new targets and different coaching staff could unlock the heightened expectations; former general manager Doug Whaley's wildest dreams when he signed Taylor to compete for the Bills job two years ago.

Reports out of Bills camp thus far paint a picture of a happier, more aggressive Taylor. Perhaps it's time people outside of Buffalo start writing about that.

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