E.J. Manuel RUMORS & NEWS

  • EJ Manuel stock to be offered by brokerage firm

    ESPN.com "Fantex, a brokerage firm based in San Francisco, soon will begin a campaign to sell shares of Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel on the stock market. Manuel signed a "brand contract" with the company in February, becoming one of the first athletes to receive an up-front payment from the firm..." May 01

  • Fred Jackson on EJ Manuel: 'I think he's going to be the guy we need him to be'

    Buffalo Bills News "Bills running back Fred Jackson today expressed his faith in quarterback EJ Manuel. "I think he's going to be the guy that we need to be, it's just about keeping him healthy and getting him more reps," Jackson said, speaking with a small group of reporters at the Super Bowl XLVIII media center...." February 03

  • EJ Manuel ready to start in 2014

    ESPN.com "Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone informed quarterback EJ Manuel that he will remain the starter next season despite lingering questions about the rookie's durability and uneven development. Manuel, the Bills' first-round draft pick last April, missed six games this season after suffering three..." December 30

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    Doug Marrone: #Bills QB EJ Manuel (knee) did not progress as needed. Thad Lewis will start at QB vs. Patriots.

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Stevie Johnson and Aaron Williams are the only two #Bills not on the practice field by my count. EJ Manuel is out here, as expected

  • Manuel practices, status remains unclear

    Buffalo Rumblings "EJ Manuel returned to practice for the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, but his status for Sunday's season finale in New England remains unclear. Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel returned to practice on Tuesday as the team began preparations for their regular season finale on Sunday in New..." December 24

  • Multiple Manuel injuries don’t spell doom

    Buffalo News "EJ Manuel’s most recent knee injury is cause for concern, but not a reason to give up on him. At least that’s the opinion of Stephania Bell, a physical therapist and board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist who serves as ESPN’s injury expert. Manuel, the Buffalo Bills’ rookie franchise..." December 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills HC Doug Marrone said QB Thad Lewis will start Sunday vs. Miami due to EJ Manuel's knee injury.

  • QB Manuel comes undone with faulty footwork

    Buffalo News "EJ Manuel saw almost nothing but black and gold when he dropped back to pass on Sunday. The Buffalo Bills’ rookie quarterback was no match for coaching wizard Dick LeBeau and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. The Bills’ 23-10 loss to the Steelers was Manuel’s worst showing in six starts..." November 11

  • Bills’ Manuel hopes practice makes perfect

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills’ offense is counting on getting back to Plan A on Sunday in Pittsburgh. The return of rookie quarterback EJ Manuel to full practice Wednesday gives the offense an injection of talent and – the Bills hope – stability after four weeks of scrambling to fill the most important..." November 08

  • Bills' EJ Manuel expected to start

    ESPN.com "After being sidelined for more than a month with a sprained LCL, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel is expected to start Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Manuel, who returned to practice Wednesday, was again a full participant Thursday. "EJ wasn't sore or anything yesterday. That was..." November 07

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    .@RussBrandon on EJ Manuel: "Unless he has a setback, he should be ready to go on Sunday"

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    EJ Manuel says he's been cleared to practice. Decision to play up to Marrone, he says

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    EJ Manuel's rehab from knee injury going well with no setbacks, source tells me. Should be ready to play in a couple of weeks @buffalobills

  • EJ Manuel participating at practice

    BuffaloBills.com "He’s not expected to be available for the Bills game Sunday against the Chiefs, but EJ Manuel is participating is practice. Manuel is participating in individual position drills. We’ll get an official designation on his participation post practice" October 30

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Fred Jackson returns to start of Thursday practice. Spiller also participating early in session. No sign of Lawson or Manuel.

  • Brandon: EJ hopefully back “next month or so”

    BuffaloBills.com "It wasn’t an official timetable by any means but Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon did hint at a loose period of time when Manuel might be able to return from his knee injury. “He’s here constantly going through the rehab process with our training staff” said Brandon in his weekly appearance..." October 16

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Marrone says Manuel will return in 4-6 weeks barring setbacks

  • Manuel injury leads Bills to go QB shopping

    Buffalo News "In an echo of preseason the Buffalo Bills once again need to go about replacing EJ Manuel in their lineup. How they do it this time however could be much different. Manuel – the Bills’ franchise quarterback – will miss at least “a few weeks” according to coach Doug Marrone after suffering a..." October 05

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    #Bills QB EJ Manuel has a LCL injury and will be out for a few weeks but they expect him back.

  • Browns' Hoyer, Bills' Manuel both suffer knee injuries

    ESPN.com "Injuries knocked both starting quarterbacks out of Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a right knee injury less than five minutes into Thursday's game and was later ruled out for the rest of the game. Bills quarterback EJ..." October 04

  • Old friends Geno, EJ set for battle

    New York Post "Jets coach Rex Ryan was asked Wednesday about any lessons he may have learned about managing a rookie quarterback now that he is going through it for a second time as a head coach. “Yeah play great defense” Ryan joked. This week that will have to apply to both teams in the Jets-Bills..." September 19

  • Report: Bills expected to start E.J. Manuel against Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "The first quarterback selected in the NFL Draft in April appears set to start the season opener for the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. According to Peter Schrager of FOXSports.com Bills head coach Doug Marrone is expected to name E.J. Manuel the Bills’ Week 1 starter on Wednesday." September 04

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Bills announced QB E.J. Manuel returned to practice today.

  • Bills rookie EJ Manuel Has To Be Ready For Week 1

    Buffalo Low Down "As the time has come and gone for teams to reach that 53 man mark now is time for teams to monitor that waiver wire. With the Bills releasing Thad Lewis it tells me EJ has to be ready right? With only Jeff Tuel left on the roster I don’t think Lewis would have been cut if he wasn’t. The only..." September 01

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    E.J. Manuel's "minor" left knee surgery was to remove some floating or loose meniscus source said.

  • Marrone says practices will tell Manuel’s fate

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills will hold five full practices between now and their season opener Sept. 8 against the New England Patriots. For rookie quarterback EJ Manuel to start in that game it’s likely he’ll need to participate fully in a minimum of three of those. On Tuesday coach Doug Marrone..." August 29

  • Bills rookie QB Manuel undergoes surgery successful; out 2-4 weeks, per report

    Buffalo Rumblings "EJ Manuel's surgery is complete and was successful. Doug Marrone believes he'll be day to day after the preseason concludes while a FOXSports.com report says he's been given a 2-4 week timetable. Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel had successful surgery on his injured left knee on Sunday..." August 19

  • Manuel needs ‘minor knee procedure,’ out for rest of preseason

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills have announced that rookie quarterback EJ Manuel will need to have “a minor knee procedure” and will miss the rest of the preseason. “EJ Manuel had some swelling in his left knee this morning and was examined by our medical staff” coach Doug Marrone said in a statement..." August 18

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    #Bills QB EJ Manuel will miss the remainder of the preseason with a knee injury. Details to follow at http://t.co/jPtjMk6tXJ

  • Manuel leads Bills to 20-16 preseason win over Vikings

    Buffalo News "Kevin Kolb did not make a bold statement in the battle for starting quarterback and the Buffalo Bills’ defense looked good in Friday night’s exhibition against the Minnesota Vikings. Kolb managed to engineer just four first downs in five series against the Vikings’ defensive starters. On the..." August 17

  • Bills starting QB job is Manuel’s job to lose

    Buffalo Low Down "After what I consider a very successful draft Doug Marrone and Nathaniel Hackett have some decisions to make. Every one is making Kevin Kolb’s freak knee injury out to be a major reason as to why this is now a very one-sided race for the starting quarterback position for the Bills but I..." August 16

  • EJ Manuel sharp in Buffalo Bills’ debut

    Toronto Star "The first quarter was rather ho-hum for EJ Manuel in his NFL debut for the Bills against the Colts in Indianapolis Sunday. Come the second quarter that all changed as Manuel settled in and executed with consistency as the Bills turned an early deficit into a rout in a 44-20 victory for Doug..." August 11

  • EJ Manuel to start Bills first preseason game

    Buffalo Rumblings "It's not clear how much he'll play but EJ Manuel's preseason NFL debut will be as the starting quarterback of the Buffalo Bills. Following a Friday evening training camp practice at St. John Fisher College Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone confirmed the expected: rookie quarterback EJ..." August 10

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    Marrone on Kolb/Manuel QB competition: "reps will be split and it will be done fairly. I can promise you that"

  • Kevin Kolb doesn't think he's Buffalo Bills' placeholder for Manuel

    NFL.com "When the Buffalo Bills drafted quarterback EJ Manuel, the expectation was that he would start in Week 1. Organized team activites and minicamp season slowly changed that perception. Now many believe that Kevin Kolb at least is on equal footing, even if Manuel clearly is the long-term answer. "I..." July 04

  • EJ Manuel signs rookie contract with Bills

    BuffaloBills.com "He was the last of Buffalo’s draft class that had yet to sign his rookie contract. On Friday, just a day after the team completed their mandatory minicamp, EJ Manuel signed with the Bills. “It’s a great feeling and I’m excited to be truly part of the team now,” Manuel told Buffalobills.com. “I..." June 14

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    Marrone: "From my standpoint ... EJ Manuel has done better (as a rookie) than any of the other organizations I've been a part of"

  • Manuel learning as he goes

    Buffalo News "Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett is focused on teaching EJ Manuel proper footwork as a big first step in getting the team’s prized rookie quarterback ready for the NFL. Manuel needs to match his steps in the pocket to the pass routes the receivers are running as he learns..." May 22

  • New Bills GM open to starting Manuel in Wk 1

    BuffaloBills.com "Bills GM Doug Whaley was asked a lot of things as he assumed the post of general manager, but in an appearance on NFL Network’s Total Access he was asked about the chances of EJ Manuel being ready to start Week 1 of the regular season. Whaley didn’t rule out the possibility of Manuel being a Week..." May 17