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Tyrod Taylor breaks Buffalo Bills' quarterback rushing yardage record

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Taylor's 517 rushing yards this season ranks third in the NFL among quarterbacks, and is a big reason that the Bills have the No. 1 rushing offense in the NFL. He is also now a Bills record-holder.

Tyrod Taylor set a Buffalo Bills franchise record for quarterbacks during the team's 16-6 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday: he surpassed Doug Flutie as the Bills quarterback with the highest single-season rushing yardage total in team history.

Through 15 games this season, Taylor has logged 517 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 94 runs. At present, Taylor ranks third in the NFL among quarterbacks in the rushing yardage category, trailing only playoff quarterbacks Cam Newton (626 yards) and Russell Wilson (541).

Taylor's running contributions are a big reason why the Bills, who average 154.6 rushing yards per game as a team, currently have the NFL's top-ranked rushing attack. The Bills have run for a league-leading 2,319 yards this season, at a league-leading 5.0 yards per rush, and their 17 rushing touchdowns trail only the Kansas City Chiefs on the year.

Flutie, then 37 years old, ran for 476 yards during the 1999 season, which was the last time the Bills made the playoffs.