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5-5, 2nd in AFC East
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Are the Bills ready to start Taylor again? (0:54)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Nathan Peterman recorded a Total QBR of 0.5 yesterday, but didn't reach the requisite 20 action plays to qualify for the official single-game Total QBR leaderboard. But among quarterbacks with 15 or more action plays, Peterman had the fifth-worst Total QBR game since 2006.

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Peterman makes not-so-great history

Nathan Peterman joined a small group no quarterback wants to be part of after he threw five interceptions in Sunday's 54-24 loss to the Chargers.

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McCoy weighs in on QB situation (0:42)
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Bills putting trust in McDermott after quarterback change (1:24)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman became the first player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to throw at least five interceptions in a first half, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Peterman benched in blowout loss to Chargers (1:38)
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Clark sounds off on Peterman decision (1:42)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Nathan Peterman: "I didn't play very well. When those things start happening, I've got to let it go." Peterman says he needs to "trust in God" and "trust in a higher power."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills QB Nathan Peterman: "Coach always says, ‘You never lose, you learn.'"

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Sean McDermott believes he did not overestimate Nathan Peterman's readiness to start and does not regret his decision to start him. "I regret the result," McDermott said.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean McDermott: "All teams go through this." The Bills have allowed 135 points over their past three games., but McDermott believes such downturns are not uncommon for teams and every team is not perfect all the time.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean McDermott says he is not second-guessing his decision to start Nathan Peterman. He said his decision was made with the short and long term interests of the team in mind.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Sean McDermott said after Sunday's loss to the Chargers he will "evaluate" his quarterback situation for next Sunday's game against the Chiefs. Not committing to Nathan Peterman or Tyrod Taylor.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills' latest blowout loss has mercifully ended, and it's official: Buffalo is in free fall. At 5-5, their playoff chances are spiraling. Sean McDermott's decision to start Nathan Peterman can, should and will be questioned relentlessly this week, but his team's problems run much deeper. The Bills have allowed 135 points over their past three games and went over 113 minutes of game action without forcing a punt until the Chargers did in the third quarter Sunday. Next up are the Chiefs and Patriots. And did I mention Kelvin Benjamin (knee) and Micah Hyde (knee) both left Sunday's game with injuries?

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Fewest fantasy points by a quarterback making his first career start (1950 forward): Alex Smith, minus-6.74 (2005 Week 5) Joe Gilliam, minus-6.00 (1973 Week 12) Rick Arrington, minus-5.36 (1970 Week 6) Al Pastrana, minus-4.90 (1970 Week 12) Marty Domres, minus-4.12 (1969 Week 9)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills forced their first punt in 113 minutes, 9 seconds of game action in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Chargers. The Bills' past three opponents -- the Jets, Saints and Chargers -- combined for 22 consecutive possessions without punting.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka has converted 13 consecutive field goals of at least 50 yards, an NFL record. Hauschka hit a 50-yarder in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The 37 points allowed by the Bills in the first half of Sunday's game against the Chargers were the most allowed by Buffalo since they gave up 42 in the first half of a 1977 loss to the Seahawks.

Team Stats

Passing Yards184.430th
Rushing Yards117.711th
Points For20.819th
Points Against25.023rd