Originally written on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 9/4/13
  With only one day left until the beginning of the NFL season, teams are putting the finishing touches on their starting lineups. EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills and Geno Smith of the New York Jets were both named starting quarterbacks. Manuel and Smith were the first two quarterbacks taken in the 2013 NFL Draft. The both of them were put in very similar situations. They both had to win the starting quarterback job over veterans that have had a history of underperforming. Except they didn’t exactly win the starting job. The men in front of them got injured. For the Buffalo Bills, Kevin Kolb was put on IR after he received another concussion in the preseason. Kolb has had a history of concussions and post concussion symptoms, which could spell the end of his career. The New York Jets experienced a similar situation with their quarterback Mark Sanchez. Sanchez sustained a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of a preseason game. This injury will have Sanchez on the bench for the fir...
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