Percy Harvin: Tyrod Taylor is 'going to be tremendous'

Some in the NFL world might have been surprised that career backup Tyrod Taylor won the Buffalo Bills' starting quarterback gig, but those in the locker room were not among them.

"He's going to be tremendous for this team," Percy Harvin said, via the team's official website. "With the weapons that we already have I think teams have to worry about that, but now they have to worry about his legs too with the 4.4 speed he puts on the field I think is going to be tremendously dangerous for opponents to prepare for us."

Taylor provides the Bills with a dual-threat quarterback and showed off a better arm and accuracy than expected en route to winning the starting job.

"You guys have seen over the course of training camp all offseason long he's a dual-threat quarterback," receiver Marcus Easley said, "but he's very good with throwing the ball, very accurate, can extend plays and you could see it over the last couple of games."

Coach Rex Ryan has always been enamored with Taylor's ability to affect a defense with his feet. Defensive lineman Kyle Williams, who has gone up against Taylor in practices, noted that the quarterback can succeed both outside and inside the pocket

"You can't help but be impressed with the things that he can do from the pocket and outside of it," said Williams. "I'm excited to see him play and excited that he's my quarterback and don't have to prepare for him to be honest with you. So we'll go forward and expect big things from everybody."

Taylor has the support of his coach and team. Now he needs to help guide a playoff-ready squad to the postseason to prove them all correct.

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