Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-callers ready for Week 6 games, with the Buffalo Bills going to the most extreme measures. They’ve promoted Thaddeus Lewis from the practice squad and plan to start him Sunday against Cincinnati.
“Thad gives us the best chance,” Bills Coach Doug Marrone said Monday in a statement posted on Twitter. “We’re going to give him an opportunity to see what he has.”
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