Nathan Peterman: “I’m ready to go win a game”

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Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman has become a punchline during his short NFL career, throwing nine interceptions and just three touchdown passes during his two seasons with the Bills. But Peterman hasn’t lost confidence.

Peterman said that with Josh Allen and Derek Anderson both injured, he’s ready to start — and ready to win — on Sunday against the Bears.

“I’m ready to go win a game and be my best every time I take that field. I’m thankful every time I take that field,” Peterman said.

The Bills did win a game last year when Peterman started, a 13-7 win over the Colts in a blizzard. In that game Peterman completed just five of 10 passes for 57 yards. Suffice to say, most NFL games aren’t going to be won when the starting quarterback throws for just 57 yards.

“I’m going to go play my best every time I’m out there. That’s what I’m going to be focused on doing,” Peterman said.

So far, his best hasn’t been good enough.

68 responses to “Nathan Peterman: “I’m ready to go win a game”

  1. Shhhhhhhh …. don’t say anything. There’s no way you can open your mouth and not get trashed.

  2. My guess is Peterman will only be attempting screen passes, or throwing to receivers if the guy covering them has fallen down or missed an assignment. Because he certainly isn’t going to be firing the ball into tight windows or risk another multi-pick day which will absolutely end his career.

  3. Peterman needs to finish a complete game first but I like his positive attitude. I have a feeling that’s the last we see of Anderson.

  4. Only in the world of Sean McDermott & Brandon Beane do you go into a season with what amounts to only 2 rookie QB’s with one of them being an interception machine….

  5. Nathan Peterman: “I’m ready to go win a game”
    Yeah, so am I….

  6. .
    The Patriots escaped Peterman last Monday night otherwise the headline would have been, “Peterman Outduels Pats. Belichick Befuddled”.

  7. Might happen one day. Not this Sunday against the Bears though. I’m sure Sweetness would give a “thumbs up” to Nathan’s attitude.

  8. After looking decent in 1 preseason game……

    “Peterman is a great QB, just wait and see” Bills super fanboy (billswillneverwin)

  9. Laugh all you want…hes a better quarterback than EVERYONE on this comment section

  10. >>Peterman completed just five of 10 passes for 57 yards.

    I misread that while quickly skimming. I thought it said 10 completions, one of which was for 57 yards. 5 of 10 for 57 yards? Yeah, that’ll be a problem.

    Look at it this way, the Bills need to rebuild, and Peterman can help them get the #1 pick overall, Either draft a real QB or trade that pick to one of t eh QB needy teams and draft offensive players.

  11. Yes, 5-10 for 57 isn’t going to win a NFL game. Brissett threw 11-22 for 69 and lost that game. Neither team could throw in those conditions that’s why McCoy had 156 yards and Gore 130 yards.

    The Colts game aside, Peterman has been terrible in regular season games. This past preseason he looked very good, that’s why we shipped off McCarron and named him the starter. Played better than Allen an McCarron by far….in preseason.

    Need to have a productive running game, and an o-line that can block for more than 2 seconds for him to have the best chance to win. He’s a smart kid and can make 90% off the throws he’s asked to make. Not sure why he’s an interception machine, but if Mack is himself, I fear Peterman will have a very tough day.

  12. I don’t understand what the Bills see in him that they keep giving him endless chances. Smarter teams released considerably better QBs at the end of the preseason, yet the Bills went all-in on this guy by making him their starting QB *and* trading away McCarron at the end of the preseason. Despite the disastrous effort in week one, it took them way too long to add another QB, and now they’re chasing random street free agents because of their mistake.

  13. quilbdanglinfury40 says:
    November 1, 2018 at 7:45 am

    Laugh all you want…hes a better quarterback than EVERYONE on this comment section
    I think that is precisely the criteria the Bills used when evaluating him.

  14. Peterman has 3TDs and 9INTs in his career. His backup for this week is Matt Barkley who has 8TDs and 18INTs for his career. Oh, did I mention Barkley was signed YESTERDAY?!! This is going to go well for us on Sunday.

  15. I know it goes against popular opinion. But I think Peterman is a better QB than he has shown thus far. He has been put in some tough spots against some very good defenses. All you ever hear about is his 5 interceptions against the Chargers last year. And of course any int goes to the QB, but at least 2 and possibly 3 of those weren’t his fault. One in particular I remember went directly through the receivers hands to the DB. He was impressive in the blizzard game last year until he was hurt. Playing in those conditions and a foot of snow, 57 yards was an accomplishment. He’s basically a rookie himself. Allen has had more on field time than he has. And honestly hasn’t done that much better. Let’s see him play a whole game. I wish him the best.

  16. teknision1200 says:
    November 1, 2018 at 8:26 am
    Can someone tell me why did the Bills trade Tyrod Taylor away???


    $16 million contract for downright mediocre performance.
    While Tyrod almost never turned the ball over – he was almost a too cautious quarterback, which led to rather poor offensive performance overall. (See last year’s playoff game)

    Look – he is riding the bench after being the same player this year for the Brown.

    Let’s put it this way. Statistically – AJ McCarron had remarkably similar passing stats… for 1/16th the price. I can see why the front office traded his contract.

    I honestly LIKE Tyrod. I would totally take him as a backup quarterback 7 ways from Sunday. But only at a contract that pays him like one…


    Memo to self: Need to purchase more alcohol to make this Sunday’s game watchable. NP is going to be a trainwreck…

  17. The Bills would have a better chance of winning (granted, still not much of one) if they put Terrelle Pryor under center and ran a zone read offense.

  18. Nothing wrong with Peterman or what he is saying. He is just not good enough to be one of the 32 starting QBs in the NFL. The problem is with the Bills who continue to find themselves in a position to start Peterman. It makes no sense at all. They could have easily traded for someone better that was on the bench in another city. Anderson wasn’t the answer.

    Think about it this way… They had Ryan Fitzpatrick for quite a while. He probably would have been happy to stay the starter in Buffalo. He still is way, way better than anything they have put on the field since.

  19. quilbdanglinfury40 says:
    November 1, 2018 at 7:45 am
    Laugh all you want…hes a better quarterback than EVERYONE on this comment section


    The 32 NFL starting jobs represent the elite of the elite of QBs. Lots of amazing college QBs that were likely the best football player on every team they ever played on can’t succeed at the NFL level. Not saying Nathan Peterman is not a good QB. He’s just not qualified to be an NFL QB.

  20. 345snarkavenue says:
    November 1, 2018 at 7:51 am
    I’m ready to win Powerball, so I guess we’re on the same page.

    17 3 Rate This


    I should actually buy a ticket….this could be our week!

  21. This a runner up for quote of the year, but “Good pass rushers are hard to find” from Chuckles Gruden is still the best so far.

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