Bills go QB, take Nathan Peterman in the 5th round

The Pitt quarterback slipped farther in the draft than most estimated.

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Bills go QB, take Nathan Peterman in the 5th round


  • With the 171st pick in the NFL draft, the Buffalo Bills selected QB Nathan Peterman from Pittsburgh.
  • Peterman fell to the fifth round in part because he does not have a strong arm, but he has a quick release and is accurate, which both translate well for the next level.
  • In PFF’s position rankings for the QB class, Peterman ranked fifth.
  • When pressured Peterman had the nation’s No. 2 overall passer rating at 114.7.
  • He boosted his completion percentage by 9.8 percent on play action passes, the eighth-largest improvement in the class.
  • Passing in 2.5 seconds or less: 69.9 percent completion, 18 TD, 3 INT, 124.6 QB rating.

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