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EJ Manuel

Buffalo Bills
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 237

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Bills | EJ Manuel's option not picked up

Mon, 02 May 2016 15:40:58 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel's fifth-year option is not being picked up by the team.

Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. Manuel is behind Tyrod Taylor on the QB depth chart and isn't expected to play in 2016 unless an injury occurs. Buffalo also drafted Cardale Jones, so Manuel's time with the Bills is coming to an end shortly. He has zero fantasy value for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Bills | Cardale Jones will be No. 3 QB

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:40:48 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Cardale Jones will be the third quarterback on the depth chart in 2016 so he can improve as a quarterback. General manager Doug Whaley said he is comfortable with QB EJ Manuel as the backup quarterback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | No extension for Tyrod Taylor

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:18:26 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor will not receive a contract extension in light of the Bills drafting QB Cardale Jones. QB EJ Manuel's option is unlikely to be picked up, too.

Fantasy Tip: Taylor will start as long as he's healthy after a career year last season, but the future of the position remains a mystery. As for 2016, Taylor remains a fringe QB1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Bills | EJ Manuel decision up in air

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:46:31 -0700

The Buffalo Bills haven't decided whether to pick up the option for QB EJ Manuel, according to general manager Doug Whaley. The deadline for Manuel's fifth-year option is in May, and it would likely be prohibitive for the Bills to keep him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | EJ Manuel still in Buffalo's plans?

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:12:32 -0800

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan said the team is open to drafting a quarterback but added that the team isn't "done with" QB EJ Manuel.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Buffalo News - Vic Carucci

Bills | Tyrod Taylor's status unknown

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:00:07 -0800

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor's (chest) availability for Week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs is unknown, but head coach Rex Ryan hopes his quarterback will be available. Ryan said he has "no idea" if Taylor will be ready. QB EJ Manuel briefly warmed up on the sidelines in the Week 11 loss to the New England Patriots Monday, Nov. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Taylor ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) looked to be in a considerable amount of pain during the Monday night game, but he never missed a snap. You'll need to watch his practice status this week. The Chiefs defense has stiffened up in recent weeks, so Taylor won't necessarily be an attractive sleeper pick at QB, especially if he's not 100%.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Mazzeo and Marc Stein

Bills | EJ Manuel to remain backup in Buffalo

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:55:55 -0800

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan said QB EJ Manuel is still the team's second-string quarterback, even though he was inactive for Week 10's game against the New York Jets. According to Ryan, QB Josh Johnson served as the backup to QB Tyrod Taylor because the Bills had a short week to prepare for the game and Johnson had a better grasp of the game plan as a result of being able to spend more time with offensive coordinator Greg Roman.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) was not needed in the Jets game, so it turned out to be a moot point. Manuel ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) should remain the Bills' No. 2 quarterback for the remainder of the season and would not be a great FantasyScore option if he receives any starts down the line.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | EJ Manuel inactive Thursday

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:14:54 -0800

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel was a healthy inactive in Week 10 against the New York Jets Thursday, Nov. 12. QB Josh Johnson will serve as the backup to QB Tyrod Taylor. Johnson is familiar with offensive coordinator Greg Roman's playbook after having played for him in the 2012 and 2014 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. It's unknown if Manuel will permanently move to the third-string quarterback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | Buffalo's Thursday night inactives

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:06:39 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared OT Cyrus Kouandjio, QB EJ Manuel, OG Gabe Ikard, DL Kyle Williams, CB Mario Butler, LB Randell Johnson, DL Stefan Charles inactive for Week 10.

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Bills | Unlikely to sign Ryan Mallett

Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:32:16 -0700

Free-agent QB Ryan Mallett (Texans) could have a suitor in the Buffalo Bills, but it's unlikely that they'd sign him. QB Tyrod Taylor (knee) is expected to be back after the bye week, and Buffalo isn't believed to be looking to replace QB EJ Manuel. Also, QB Josh Johnson is another option for the Bills, and he has knowledge of offensive coordinator Greg Roman's system.

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