Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/19/14
E.J. Manuel is one of the hottest names heading into the 2013 NFL Draft.  Let’s examine the Top 5 potential landing spots for the 6-5, 237-pound star signal-caller out of Florida State. Photo Credit: Bengals.com 1. Philadelphia Eagles: If Philly passes on Geno Smith (or he’s already taken), head coach Chip Kelly could take a chance on Manuel with the No. 4 overall pick or broker a trade to pick him up at the bottom of the first round. “I like EJ. I knew him coming out of high school, thought he had a really good career at Florida State,” Kelly said last month.  ”Big, tall, physical.  Athletic specimen.  We’re still in the process of evaluating everybody.  EJ’s certainly somebody we’re excited about.” It’s easy to see why as Manuel is an ideal fit in Kelly’s offense, as he possesses a big arm, has the ability to run and thrives out of the shotgun.  Kelly also recruited Manuel during his tenure at Oregon and worked out the former Florida State star quarterback in March. “I th
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