Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 5/1/13
The Buffalo Bills aren't afforded the luxury of a dome or constant ideal weather, so they're looking for players who don't require those amenities.They felt E.J. Manuel fit the mold. Buffalo selected Manuel, the former Florida State Seminoles signal-caller, in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. According to Bills head coach Doug Marrone, Manuel's prospects in inclement weather helped his team make that decision.“Going into it as far as what we were putting down that was one of the things as far as criteria for playing up here,” Marrone said Tuesday, via the team's website. “I remember when I first got the job here in Buffalo, and I had been up here and played up here before, and I got out of the car in January and the wind I was like, ‘Wow.’ I never realized how windy it was that time of the year.“We started talking about the quarterbacks, and we went back and researched all the teams that played in the Northeast in the bad weather and all the success they had with quarterbacks ...
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