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How rare is it for an undrafted rookie quarterback to start week one of the regular season? As it turns out, it’s extremely rare, and if the Bills are indeed forced to play Jeff Tuel in their starting rotation against the Patriots, it will be the first time in the common draft era (1967 – present) that the scenario has played out. Marrone: Plan now is for QB Jeff Tuel will start week 1 against the New England Patriots. — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) August 26, 2013 Jeff Tuel will be 1st undrafted rookie QB in common draft era (since 1967) to start season opener when he starts Week 1 for Bills. (Elias) — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) August 26, 2013 That simple fact got me wondering, can Jeff Tuel do the unthinkable and win the Bills’ starting job? The short answer is yes, he can, but let me tell you exactly what that scenario looks like. Obviously, Doug Marrone and the Bills are hoping rookie E.J. Manuel is healthy enough to play against the Patriots. Real...
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