With the Buffalo Bills still working players back from injuries, the quarterback position is more unsettled than ever in the 2018 season. Derek Anderson, still in the concussion protocol, has already been ruled out of Sunday’s game. Josh Allen (elbow) returned to throwing this week, and took reps with the first team offense. He was listed as Limited each day of practice. Would that be enough work to return as the starter? With the bye week approaching, it might be more prudent to rest Allen one more week.
That leaves Nate Peterman and Matt Barkley. Both players are healthy, but Peterman had a dreadful game against the Chicago Bears, with three interceptions and less than four yards per attempt. Could Barkley start? ESPN’s Mike Rodak asked LeSean McCoy about that possibility, with McCoy replying “I’m sure he’ll have a good game.”
Also ruled out for Sunday were Charles Clay (hamstring) and Trent Murphy (knee). Neither player was able to practice all week.
The last question mark is linebacker Tremaine Edmunds. He’s still working through the concussion protocol, but Edmunds moved into full contact practice this week, and has a good chance to play on Sunday.
The Jets officially listed Sam Darnold as Doubtful for this week, and he’ll be replaced in the lineup by Josh McCown. Center Spencer Long and receiver Robby Anderson are also doubtful, with tight end Neal Stirling out.