Tyrod Taylor had the chance to make more money and join the Denver Broncos in free agency but instead opted for the opportunity with the Buffalo Bills. The opportunity has paid off for Taylor. Through seven games played, Taylor owns a 5-2 record and has proven that he can play in the NFL. Tonight's game against the New England Patriots will be Taylor's eighth game played and will likely kick in a clause on his contract with the team. Adam Schefter of ESPN reminded Bills fans today that if Taylor plays 50 percent of Buffalo's snaps, it voids the final year of his deal of his original three year deal.
This means that next year would be the final year of Taylor's deal with Buffalo and that he could hit free agency following the 2016 season. If Taylor's strong play continues this season and into the 2016 season, the Bills will need to find a way to give the quarterback a hefty extension.