Misery at QB buries Bills' postseason chances
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INDIANAPOLIS — Less than two weeks after being summoned back to the NFL from chasing around his three toddlers on a family vacation, Derek Anderson limped through the Buffalo Bills‘ locker room Sunday afternoon following a 37-5 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Anderson had just told reporters he was a “little banged up” but managed to finish a game in which he was sacked twice, threw three interceptions and lost a fumble.
Amazingly, it was only the Buffalo Bills’ third-worst quarterback performance in seven games this season. Anderson’s 39.8 passer rating still topped marks of 36.3 by rookie Josh Allen in a 22-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers and 0.0 by benched opening-day starter Nathan Peterman in a 47-3 blowout to the Baltimore Ravens.
Quarterback Derek Anderson and the Bills saw their scoring woes continue in Indianapolis, where they were held to single digits for the third time in seven games. AP Photo/John Minchillo
Wherever the Bills (2-5) have turned at quarterback this season, misery has followed. At this point, it does not matter who they start. Their ineptitude at the position — and a lack of consistency at other spots — has essentially eliminated Buffalo from