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Taylor says chemistry with receivers 'a work in progress'

Tyrod Taylor and his new receivers are still getting to know each other.

That's one explanation the Buffalo Bills' quarterback offered Wednesday for the team's struggles in their passing game the past two weeks.

The inability of Taylor and his top three wideouts -- Andre Holmes, Jordan Matthews and rookie Zay Jones -- to do much through the air accounts for the Bills' ranking 27th in the NFL in passing offense.

"It's a work in progress," Taylor told reporters. "You're not going to learn guys within two weeks or three weeks. Sometimes, it takes a full season.

"But we're doing our best to get on the same page, day in and day out, staying back after practice, talking over film, just trying to get on the same page and making sure we're seeing the same thing. But it's not going to be something that happens overnight. It's over time and we're working hard, that's for sure, to get on the same page."

Another element of the offense that doesn't happen overnight is Taylor being allowed to audible.

"We're getting to that," he said. "As you progress in the offense, as I progress in my relationship with Rico (offensive coordinator Rick Dennison), the comfort level of him allowing me to do that. On the certain packages we definitely have plays that I can audible (out of), but it's not a free-range thing every play."

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