The banged-up Buffalo Bills can hardly afford to lose another player. Especially at the most important position in sports.
"Are you kidding me?" Ryan later told reporters, according to Rodak. "Please don't do that. ... He's got to take care of himself."
Ryan acknowledged that he "literally" held his breath watching Taylor soar through the air. He wasn't alone:
Watching the injury bug descend, Ryan's frustration is understandable. There's little reason for Taylor to put his body at risk in practice. Conversely, old-school football-heads can point to yesteryear -- when players in practice beat the snot out of each other daily -- but that world no longer exists.