By John Wawrow The Associated Press Tues., Oct. 9, 2018 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.—Bills rookie starter Josh Allen is gaining a mentor after Buffalo signed Derek Anderson on Tuesday. The Bills announced the move Tuesday, a day after Anderson visited the team’s facility. The 35-year-old has a 20-27 record over 12 NFL seasons, and spent the past seven serving as Cam Newton’s backup in Carolina. Coach Sean McDermott supported the need to add a veteran presence to help groom Allen in discussing the possibility of the Bills signing Anderson a day earlier. “He’s got some good wisdom stored up in that brain,” McDermott said. “He’s got a good outlook on the game from an offensive standpoint and understands defences,” he added. “So there’s a lot of value to it from where we are right now in terms of that quarterback room.” Article Continued Below Allen welcomed the idea of the Bills signing Anderson when the possibility was first broached following a 13-12 win over Tennessee on Sunday. Read more: Bills edge Titans in battle of field goals Buffalo Bills’ Josh Allen learning from rookie ‘mistakes’ “I’m not going to turn any help away, for sure,” the rookie first-round pick said. “I… Read full this story
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