Manuel underwent minor surgery on his right knee just two weeks ago, and Marrone said last week he may start undrafted rookie Jeff Tuel in the season-opener against New England. But Manuel returned to practice on Sunday and passed all the tests the Bills’ training staff put him through, so the 16th overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft will be under center for Week 1.
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Manuel becomes Buffalo’s eighth different opening-day starting quarterback since 1996.
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Last year as a senior at Florida State, Manuel completed 68-percent of his passes while tossing 23 touchdowns and 10 interceptions "
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As of Monday, the raw rookie out of Washington State is in line to start in the Bills' season opener against New England Sept. 8. "I came here toRead more
The Buffalo Bills announced this morning that rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel will get the start in week one against the New England Patriots.Read more