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AFC East Roundtable: Top Training Camp battles to watch for

Four AFC East websites get together each week to discuss the AFC East. This week we discuss the buggest battle for a starting spot for each team. See what Matt Barbato of New York Jet Fuel, Ian Logue of PatsFans.com, Steve Saslow of Bills Daily, and Luis Sung of PhinManiacs has to say right here. Steve Saslow (@BillsDaily): When you talk about the biggest battle for a starting...
Via PhinManiacs
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel emerging as No. 1 QB for Buffalo Bills

It doesn't seem like anyone knows who will emerge as the starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, but training camp will shed some light on the competition. Just three days into practice and we're already getting some indications of the depth chart at quarterback.According to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, Matt Cassel is edging ahead of Tyrod Taylor and EJ Manuel in practice...
Via Fox Sports
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel opens up Bills training camp handling first team reps

The Buffalo Bills quarterback competition will be one that likely doesn’t produce a winner until late into the preseason. However, quarterback Matt Cassel reportedly took reps with the first team when training camp started Friday. Tyrod Taylor also received some first-team reps while E. J. Manuel and Matt Simms practiced with the second-team offense. It was noted by observers that...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel, Tyrod Taylor getting first-team reps on day one

It's quite possible that no team has a bigger mess to sort out at quarterback than the Buffalo Bills. EJ Manuel hasn't looked like the quarterback he was in college, Matt Cassel hasn't been a consistent starter, and Tyrod Taylor is a dynamic quarterback with zero starts as an NFL quarterback.With training camp opening on Friday, all eyes are on the quarterback position to see who...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Reasons why the Dallas Cowboys will repeat as NFC EAST champions

1. ONE MONSTROUS OFFENSIVE LINE How could this not be the first thing on this list? The Cowboys offensive line. Is scary, its young, its big and it is chalked full of talent. They were the best in the league in 2014 and somehow they still managed to improve this off season. Dallas scored big time with the addition of La’el Collins. The Cowboys managed to sign him a week after...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Buffalo Bills training camp questions that do not include EJ Manuel

I’m not sure about other Bills fans but I would love to get through a day of training camp without hearing about the one quarterback who “looked better than another quarterback only because the third quarterback looked worse than the first two”; or, how “Kouandjio and Henderson are battling it out for right tackle unless Cordy Glenn moves inside because Henderson is better...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins: It's a "problem" if Bills don't win AFC East

The Buffalo Bills have not made the playoffs since the Bill Clinton Administration (1999). And over the last seven years, the New England Patriots have greedily dominated the AFC East. Speaking about his outlook for the 2015 season, second-year wide receiver Sammy Watkins shared his forecast (via The Buffalo News): “Winning, playoffs, championship. We’ve got a great team and...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 NFL quarterbacks poised to break out in 2015

The 2015 NFL season is close to getting underway, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming year. There has been quite a bit of player movement this offseason, and there is expected to be a very competitive balance across the league. Some teams that haven’t competed in quite some time are ready to step up and get things back on track, while other teams are making...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 NFL quarterbacks poised to break out in 2015

The 2015 NFL season is close to getting underway, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming year. There has been quite a bit of player movement this offseason, and there is expected to be a very competitive balance across the league. Some teams that haven’t competed in quite some time are ready to step up and get things back on track, while other teams are making...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Player Profile: EJ Manuel

There is no question that the Buffalo Bills have talent. They have a young team with a ferocious defense and big play offense. But while head coach Rex Ryan has the talent to put a talented defense on the field, it is up to young EJ Manuel to lead the Bills’ offense through the trenches of the seventeen week season. EJ Manuel broke onto the NFL scene as a first round draft pick...
Via cover32
14 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC East Quarterback Rankings: EJ Manuel

EJ Manuel View image | gettyimages.com Click to read full rankings AFC East QB Ranking: 3 This comes with the initial assumption that Manuel emerges victorious from the Bills quarterback competition.  Manuel hasn’t had a ton of time to prove himself, but he actually hasn’t been that bad when he’s gotten the opportunity to play. Statistically speaking, his accuracy...
Via TopSportsReport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Not Just Blame Marrone for EJ’s Struggles in Buffalo

Warren Sharp from Fox Sports came out with a piece earlier this week all but indicting former Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone for the less than average play of EJ Manuel. His choice of weaponry? Sharp questioned Marrone’s play calling in the early portion of EJ’s rookie season on early downs. “His 98 passer rating in weeks 1-3 on first and 10 ranked him behind (primarily) future...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel on the roster bubble for the Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills are entering a new era of football in the 2015 season, and are expected to make a push towards the playoffs. Rex Ryan was brought in as the new head coach to replace Doug Marrone, and both LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin were signed to bolster the offense as well. Buffalo’s only question was who would end up being the starting quarterback. Matt Cassel was acquired...
Via This Given Sunday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Giants, Patriots, & Raiders

Bills Mike Rodak of ESPN writes that veteran QB Matt Cassel was “noticeably worse” than EJ Manuel and Tyrod Taylor in the six practices open to reporters this spring. Because of this, Rodak mentions that Cassel is among the players who will enter training camp on the roster bubble. There’s still time for Cassel to ...The post NFL Notes: Bills, Giants, Patriots, & Raiders...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How a Rookie Head Coach Derailed a Rookie Quarterback, then Vanished with $4 Million

In 2013, after enduring eight straight losing seasons, the last four of which saw records of either 4-12 or 6-10, the Buffalo Bills drafted what they believed was the number one quarterback in the 2013 draft. They selected EJ Manuel with pick 16 of the first round. He was the highest drafted quarterback by the Bills since they drafted Jim Kelly 14th overall in 1983. Despite EJ Manuel...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the top five underrated quarterbacks in the NFL

The 2015 NFL season is getting closer, and the excitement is beginning to grow surrounding the fan bases around the league. Over the past few seasons, the quarterback position has become even more important than it was even five years ago. Quarterbacks quite simply run the offenses for their teams in this day and age, and running backs are considered more as complimentary pieces...
Via This Given Sunday
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Bills Most Important Training Camp Battle

With training camp starting at the end of this month, the team at TopSportsReport has begun to analyze it.  As part of that analysis, we compiled opinions from many of our team based writers into one post that takes an in depth look at the most important camp battle for every NFL team. As part of that article, our team evaluated Buffalo Bills’ quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor, Matt Cassel...
Via TopSportsReport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Bills Roster- Quarterbacks

Out of all of the hottest training camp competitions entering training camp there is one that will be the most talked about and that of course is the quarterback competition between third year man E.J Manuel, veteran quarterback and former pro bowler Matt Cassell and Tyrod Taylor who backed up Joe Flacco down in Baltimore. Sadly, the Bills are used to a quarterback controversy considering...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

E.J. Manuel labeled 'Scared' by former NFL cornerback Ronde Barber

The Buffalo Bills have a talented roster but the one glaring weakness they have is at the quarterback position. The Bills are hoping that EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel or Tyrod Taylor can separate themselves once training camp gets underway after none of them stood out at all during OTAs and minicamp. The Bills and their fans would probably like to see Manuel rebound in 2015 after spending...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be the Bills Scapegoat in 2015?

View image | gettyimages.com In our series of teams’ scapegoats, the Bills have an easily identifiable scapegoat.  Their scapegoat will be the person who has the most media attention at the moment.  It will be EJ Manuel. The Bills defensive talent is not in question.  Furthermore, the Bills have added Rex Ryan to maximize the play of the defense, so they should be a strong...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Reason why EJ Manuel should be the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback

Ok I’ve made the case for Tyrod Taylor and for Matt Casel and today we take a look at EJ Manuel. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: NFL teams that are getting too much hype heading into 2015 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s best defensive ends Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this year in the NFC Easts All-NFL Team 2015: The NFL’s best players are revealed The Florida State...
Via cover32
28 days ago  |  Discuss

How bad is the quarterback situation for the Buffalo BIlls?

The Buffalo Bills completely overturned their roster this offseason in the hopes of making the playoffs for the first time since 1999. Specifically, the Bills added a lot of talent to the offensive side of the ball as they hope to complement a dominating defense. While they did add do-it-all wide receiver Percy Harvin, tight end Charles Clay and playmaking running back LeSean McCoy...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Player Profile: EJ Manuel

View image | gettyimages.com EJ Manuel, Buffalo Bills QB Ranking: 30 Pros Versatility as both a passer and a runner. Greg Roman is an excellent offensive coordinator and he has a knack for finding ways to hide the flaws of his quarterbacks and show his strengths. Has a good backfield behind him, which could help if the Bills use read option plays. Smart player and studies...
Via TopSportsReport
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan more excited about Taylor than Cassel?

The Buffalo Bills acquired Tyrod Taylor and Matt Cassel to enhance up their ailing quarterback situation that left EJ Manuel as the lead signal caller following the team’s mediocre 2014 season. Since adding Taylor and Cassel to the roster, first-year head coach Rex Ryan claimed all three quarterbacks would compete for the starting role. At that time, the common opinion was that...
Via Sportsnaut
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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