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Starting EJ Manuel not a bad idea for Bills’ third preseason game

A lot of people are confused by the fact the Buffalo Bills appear to be starting their third-string quarterback in what is supposed to be a dress rehearsal third preseason game Saturday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. But I get where Rex Ryan is coming from, because it’s fair to give former first-round pick EJ Manuel one more shot against starters. First, Manuel has more upside...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan will start E.J. Manuel in Bills’ third preseason game

Rex Ryan is just messing with us, now. The head coach of the Buffalo Bills announced on Thursday that E.J. Manuel will get the start in Week 3 of the preseason schedule—the week that teams usually leave their starting offenses out on the field for at least one half. Rex Ryan has named EJ Manuel the starter for Saturday's game against Pittsburgh. ...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan could keep all three Bills QBs for 2015 NFL season

Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills have a quarterback problem. While Tyrod Taylor appears to be the man taking control in the quarterback competition, Ryan has repeatedly made it clear he won’t name a starter until the start of the season. Now, he’s acknowledged that the Bills will likely keep all three quarterbacks—Taylor, Matt Cassel and E.J. Manuel—on the roster heading into...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Some things you might have missed in the Buffalo Bills’ first preseason game

Football is back (ish)!!! So while Bills fans share their opinions on why Matt Cassel’s steady consistency is a safer idea than the explosive risk of Tyrod Taylor for the next few days, here are a few things your watchful eye may have missed during Friday night’s Bills/Panthers game at Ralph Wilson Stadium: AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier GMs Bold Predictions:...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel continuing to fall behind in Bills' QB competition

The quarterback situation is a mess in Western New York, yet EJ Manuel continues to fall behind Matt Cassel and Tyrod Taylor in the race to be named the starter for the Buffalo Bills. Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 didn’t exactly have flattering words for the third-year quarterback. Capaccio said: “EJ Manuel just can’t get off the mat right now. He’s appearing to fall further...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cassel on his critics: 'My best football's ahead of me'

Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Cassel earned the starting role for the team's first preseason game, another step toward being named the Week 1 starter. If that happens, Buffalo will be the fourth... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release depth chart without tipping starting QB

The Buffalo Bills managed to release their depth chart without tipping their plans for their starting quarterback. Ahead of their first preseason game Friday against the Carolina Panthers, the Bills released an unofficial depth chart. The position of greatest intrigue on the team is quarterback, where Matt Cassel, E.J. Manuel and Tyrod Taylor are battling for the gig. The depth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Buffalo Bills are making a huge mistake by naming Matt Cassel starter

The Tyrod Taylor bandwagon may have just lost a wheel, or two. Rex reaffirms: "Matt Cassel will be our starter on Friday." — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) August 10, 2015 Is it that big of a deal? Does it really matter who gets named the starter for the first game of the preseason? Well, yeah, it kind of does. Earlier in OTAs, there were reports that...
Via cover32
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel appears like Bills starting QB for first preseason game

The Buffalo Bills are without question one of the most intriguing teams to keep an eye on int he NFL heading into the 2015 season, and Rex Ryan is hoping to take his team back to playoff contention. It won’t be easy in a very talented AFC, but they made quite a few roster moves that should help them get there. One question that the Bills still have to answer, however, is who will...
Via This Given Sunday
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel ‘probably the leader in the clubhouse’ at QB for the Buffalo Bills

Despite an unimpressive spring and training camp thus far, it appears Matt Cassel could be the starting quarterback by default for the Buffalo Bills this upcoming season. Tyler Dunne of the Buffalo News gave his thoughts on the quarterback “competition” happening currently in Buffalo after Sunday’s practice—the team’s third this summer: “EJ Manuel’s woes continued Sunday...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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