Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 9/4/13
Tuel time is over before it started. After E.J. Manuel had surgery during the preseason, many thought that he wouldn't be ready in time for the team's season opener against the Patriots. Think again. #Bills announce EJ Manuel will start this Sunday vs Pats, and #Jets announce Geno Smith will start Week 1 vs TB, likely to face Pats Week 2 — Ben Volin (@BenVolin) September 4, 2013 Undrafted rookie Jeff Tuel would've been in line to start in Manuel's place, the first undrafted rookie to ever start a home opener. It seems we'll have to wait for another player to take that crown. The addition of Manuel to the Bills game day roster shouldn't scare Patriots fans, but it shouldn't have them feeling at ease either. Manuel has looked great in camp and preseason. The Bills look to finally be much improved from last year, even if they aren't garnering the most buzz. They have two talented wideouts in Stevie Johnson and rookie Robert Woods. The Bills feature a potential star running ba...
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