NFL: Ranking the starting QBs in the AFC West in 2020

Tyrod Taylor, Chargers
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Tyrod Taylor, Los Angeles Chargers

The Los Angeles Chargers will be using Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback to at least begin the 2020 season. They did use the No. 6 selection in the NFL Draft to take Justin Herbert but it remains to be seen if he’ll get meaningful opportunity as a rookie.

When Taylor last filled a starting quarterback role, it was with the Buffalo Bills in 2017. He did a tremendous job of keeping his interceptions low with a league-best 1.0% interception rate. However, he threw only 17 touchdowns in 15 appearances.

There is a real need for Taylor to showcase a greater potential to produce dynamic results as a thrower. He has ideal talent in the Chargers’ offense around him with Keenan Allen, Mike Williams, Austin Ekeler, and Hunter Henry as receiving threats.

There has been plenty of time for Taylor to prepare for the opportunity he’s entering with the Chargers. Having previous experience with the Bills should help him along with being in a better situation.