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Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone is in no mood yet to join the chorus of praise being directed at his rookie quarterback.
While Bills players and fans were still buzzing Monday, a day after EJ Manuel displayed poise in pulling out a last-second 24-23 win over Carolina, Marrone wasn't making any apologies for being a wet blanket.
Marrone repeated the word ''No'' six times when asked if Manuel's arrived yet, and added there's much more room for improvement.
Manuel committed two second-half turnovers, both leading to Carolina field goals. He bounced back by marching the Bills 80 yards over 96 seconds to seal the win with a 2-yard touchdown pass to Stevie Johnson with 2 seconds remaining.
The Bills (1-1) play at the New York Jets (1-1) on Sunday.
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"Oh, no. No. Come on, you're not... no, no. No! No."
-Doug Marrone on whether EJ Manuel has arrived-
Welcome to Buffalo, Doug. Yes, I know what Doug Marrone met when he said this. Hey, it is only one game and you can't say a QB has arrived after just 2 professional starts. Everyone knows that (Unless you are running the WGR web poll today). Yet, maybe some...
E.J. Manuel is continuing to show folks that the Bills were correct in making him the first quarterback selected in the 2013 NFL Draft.
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Manuel was so overwhelmed, he cried tears of joy.
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The Carolina Panthers and Buffalo Bills meet on Sunday in Week 2 of the NFL season. Both teams are coming off losses in Week 1.
Coverage of Sunday’s game between the Bills and Panthers from Ralph Wilson Stadium will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET.
The Carolina Panthers are 2.5 point favorites against the Buffalo Bills. The over/under for this game is 43.5 total points.
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