Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 4/17/13
Former Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel says the Philadelphia are showing strong interest in drafting him. Manuel said on the Dan Patrick Show that the Eagles (who own the No. 4 overall pick). NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks projects him as a top five quarterback heading into the 2013 draft and compares him to the current Tampa Bay Buccaneers' quarterback, Josh Freeman. E.J. Manuel led the Seminoles to an ACC Championship and an Orange Bowl win against Northern Illinois. “I feel really good about the Philadelphia Eagles, I feel really good about the Buffalo Bills, I feel really good about the New York Jets,” Manuel said. “I met with even more teams than that, but those are some of the teams I feel really confident in. I know they need quarterbacks, I know they want quarterbacks, they have brand new coaching staffs and things like that, so they want a fresh start. They want an energetic kind of quarterback to come in and play.” var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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