The Buffalo Bills came into the 2018 NFL season with a new sense of hope with their starting quarterback job taken over by first round draft pick Josh Allen.
The former University of Wyoming man has made a promising start to his life in the big leagues, leading the Bills to wins against the Titans and Vikings.
But during the game yesterday against the Houston Texans, Allen had to leave the game in the third quarter with an elbow injury that saw him need to go for an MRI today. And then it happened, the Bills needed to bring in Allen's backup - Nathan Peterman.
And things didn't exactly go well for them once he entered the game.
After throwing for a touchdown on his second drive of the game, a 16-yard pass for a to Zay Jones that gave the Bills a lead, it looked like Peterman may have finally found his groove.
That optimism didn't last for long.
With the score tied at 13-13 and a minute and a half left in the final quarter, Peterman had the chance to lead a game-winning drive that could finally put him back in the good books of Bills fans after one too many letdowns.
The opposite happened. He returned to his strikingly bad form.
Peterman stepped back in the pocket. He set his eyes firmly on his target, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who had broken toward the sideline on an out route and fired the ball off.
Except it didn't reach Benjamin. Texans safety Johnathan Joseph read Peterman's eyes all the way and picked off the ball - taking it back to the house and giving his side the winning lead.
Peterman then threw another interception immediately after. Confirming the loss.
And now it has come out that Peterman was confident before going out for the game-losing drive. He told the coaches that they needn't worry and he'd got this in the bag.
Oh dear. That is typical of the Nate Peterman experience.News Now - Sport News