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EJ Manuel received no guaranteed money in Raiders deal

In a clear sign that his career has fallen on hard times, former Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel didn’t receive a penny of guaranteed cash in the free-agent deal he signed with the Oakland Raiders recently. That’s a far cry for a quarterback that was selected in the middle of the first round by Buffalo just five years ago. During his career in Western New York, Manuel put...
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EJ Manuel: “Bills never gave me chance to grow”

The now-former Buffalo QB opened up about his time with the team that drafted him. EJ Manuel, the Buffalo Bills’ 2013 first-round draft pick, officially became a member of the Oakland Raiders on Monday. Manuel signed a one-year deal as Derek Carr’s backup on a contract which will pay him $800k none of which is guaranteed. Manuel, who played the good soldier throughout his Bills’...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
1 day ago

EJ Manuel takes $800,000 salary with nothing guaranteed

In another reminder that there’s really no such thing as a middle class in the NFL quarterback market, EJ Manuel has signed a decidedly lower-class contract with the Raiders. Manuel signed for one year, with an $800,000 salary and nothing guaranteed, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Compare Manuel to Mike Glennon. Both were…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Raiders sign Manuel, Jenkins, Condo

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed former first-round pick EJ Manuel as a backup quarterback and linebacker Jelani Jenkins. The Raiders also brought back long snapper Jon Condo on Monday. Manuel was picked 16th overall by Buffalo in 2013, but started just 17 games in four seasons with the Bills. Current Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing was Manuel's...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders sign former Bills QB E.J. Manuel

The latest free agent quarterback to lock up a new home team is EJ Manuel. Manuel was signed by the Oakland Raiders on Monday after spending four seasons with the Buffalo Bills. The fifth-year quarterback was selected 16th overall by the Bills in 2013. During his rookie year, Manuel played in 10 games, passing for 1,972 yards, 11 touchdowns and threw nine interceptions.After that...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders announce EJ Manuel signing

There’s a new quarterback on the Raiders roster. The Raiders announced Monday that they have signed EJ Manuel as a free agent. A report last week indicated that Manuel would be making his way to Oakland. Manuel was a Bills first-round pick in 2013 and opened his rookie year as the starter in Buffalo. He…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

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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January 30, 2017  |  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

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

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