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EJ Manuel
EJ Manuel
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EJ Manuel

QB

Date of birth
Mar 19, 1990
College
Florida State
Height
6-5
Weight
247 Lbs

Bio

EJ Manuel is entering his second NFL season with the Buffalo Bills after winning the starting quarterback job during training camp in 2013. Manuel enjoyed an up-and-down rookie season, starting 10 games and fighting though a myriad of lingering knee issues. The Bills signed Manuel to a four-year deal worth a reported $8.9 million and head coach Doug Marrone announced he’ll be the starter in 2014.

Early Years & College

Manuel was born in Virginia Beach, Va., on March 19, 1990. Manuel, a five-star recruit, attended Bayside High where he accounted for nearly 7,400 yards and 68 touchdowns en route to Parade All-American honors. After graduating, Manuel went to Florida State University where he was thrust into the starting role after an injury to Christian Ponder. Manuel went 25-6 as a starter and led the Seminoles to an ACC championship and Orange Bowl title as a senior. He was also named MVP of the Senior Bowl.

Buffalo Bills

Manuel was drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft (16th overall). He was the only quarterback taken in the first round and just the third quarterback taken in the first round in Bills franchise history. Manuel made his pro debut on Sept. 8, 2013 in a Week 1 loss before bouncing back the following week, overcoming a six-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to beat Carolina. Manuel saw action in 10 games, going 4-6 as the starter, before spraining the lateral collateral ligament in his right knee. He threw for 1,972 yards and 11 touchdowns, while rushing for 186 yards and two scores.

Statistics

Stats CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT LONG 20+ 40+ RZ ATT SK RTG YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 180 306 58.8 1972 6.4 11 9 45 18 4 23 28 77.7 197.20

Game Log

Date Opponent Result CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SK RTG ATT YDS TD
12-29-2013 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 34-20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Miami Dolphins Miami Dolphins 19-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 20-27 17 24 70.8 193 8.0 2 1 3 105.0 10 37 1
12-8-2013 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-6 18 33 54.5 184 5.6 0 4 7 31.2 5 29 0
12-1-2013 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 31-34 18 32 56.3 210 6.6 1 0 0 86.7 4 3 1

News

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Bills Rule EJ Manuel Out For Week 16

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by Allen Kim

The Buffalo Bills may be coming off of a win against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 15, but they’re going to have to face off against the Miami Dolphins without rookie QB EJ Manuel... Read more