Bills’ Tyrod Taylor named as Pro Bowl alternate, but can’t play due to injury

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) breaks a tackle by New England Patriots' Rob Ninkovich (50) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Bills said on Monday that QB Tyrod Taylor cannot play as an alternate in the 2017 Pro Bowl due to an injury.

With the Bills this past season, Taylor reached a new “career single-season high in rushing yards,” of 580, the team says. He also hit a new career single-season high in rushing touchdowns with six, according to the Bills.

Last season, Taylor was an alternate in the Pro Bowl. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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