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12 forgotten backup quarterbacks of the NFL

Being the starting quarterback in the NFL comes with perks. You get the money, you probably get your own parking spot and all eyes are on you. On the other hand, being a backup quarterback is a completely different world. You’re just one of the guys, a faceless helmet and shoulder pads on the sidelines as the warriors battle it out on the field.Even when you get your opportunity...
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Cardale Jones replaces EJ Manuel as Bills struggle

The Buffalo Bills are looking to the future. With E.J. Manuel struggling mightily on Sunday, the Bills replaced him with rookie Cardale Jones for the fourth quarter of their game against the New York Jets. Cardale Jones, who the bills front office is very high on and thinks could be the QB of the future, is now in the game — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 1, 2017...
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January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Bills will start EJ Manuel in Week 17 as test run

The news surrounding the Buffalo Bills just keeps coming. After firing head coach Rex Ryan Tuesday, the Bills have revealed the team will start EJ Manuel over Tyrod Taylor against the New York Jets to close the season. It turns out the handling of the quarterback situation played a role in Ryan’s getting fired before the season ended. shared the report: After Ryan...
Via The Sports Daily
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel becomes first NFL QB to lose in 3 different countries

EJ Manuel accomplished something Sunday that no NFL quarterback had ever accomplished before: being the biggest international loser. The Buffalo Bills signal-caller took a 34-31 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars at London’s Wembley Stadium, due in large part to some costly turnovers for which Manuel was responsible. Now, Manuel is the first NFL quarterback to lose a game in three...
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bills forgot to charge batteries for QB headset

The Buffalo Bills were fresh out of batteries but still making noise in their 34-31 loss to the Jaguars in London. Unfortunately, that noise was static in the wireless headset between quarterback EJ Manuel and offensive coordinator Greg Roman, which does not help the cause when you’re already as challenged at the quarterback position as Manuel is. Bills coach Rex Ryan complained...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel proving Rex Ryan was right about Tyrod Taylor

All summer long we all wondered about Rex Ryan’s questionable quarterback competition that eventually led to Tyrod Taylor earning the starting job for the Buffalo Bills. Taylor, in his five starts, played well and led the Bills to three wins. Unfortunately, he has missed two games with a knee injury and the team has had to rely on former first-round pick E.J. Manuel to fill...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jaguars score two defensive TDs in 16 seconds

EJ Manuel and the Buffalo Bills made the Jacksonville Jaguars’ defense look elite. The two teams faced off in London’s Wembley Stadium on Sunday, and Manuel started at quarterback for the second straight week with Tyrod Taylor nursing a knee injury. And things went bad for Manuel before the second half. The Bills got on the board first with a field goal, but miscues from...
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel: 'I’m good where I’m at right now with the Bills'

EJ Manuel is running out of opportunities to impact the Buffalo Bills, but the third-year quarterback hasn’t reached the point where he wants out of Western New York. According to ESPN’s Mike Rodak, Manuel said he’s content with his current situation: “I’m good where I’m at right now with the Bills. … I’m not sure [if being on a different team would be better...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills OC denies rumors E.J. Manuel could be cut after camp

By Rachel Wold With the Buffalo Bills gearing up for a three-headed quarterback competition this summer, the status of former first-round pick EJ Manuel seems to be up in the air. Reports earlier this week indicated that Manuel’s job and longevity in Buffalo could be in jeopardy if he fails to light it up during training camp. Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman is now denying...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

E.J. Manuel Claimed the Eagles Wanted Him Badly

Could Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel possibly be added to Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly’s quarterback assortment? That’s a possibility if Manuel fails to impress during training camp and the preseason. Keep in mind, Kelly told the NFL Network in 2013 that Manuel was someone he “didn’t get a chance to coach but would like a chance to coach” when he recruited...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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