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Doug Marrone era hinges on EJ Manuel

Doug Marrone era hinges on EJ Manuel

Rookie head coach Doug Marrone has yet to coach in his first game with the Buffalo Bills. But just a few months into his regime, it’s easy to pinpoint how to gauge his overall success or failure in the NFL. The Marrone era in Buffalo will be defined by
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  • Jaguars sitting in prime position for QB-seekers

    Jaguars sitting in prime position for QB-seekers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Jaguars might want a quarterback of their own. But Jags GM David Caldwell also has a chance to offer anyone else their pick of passers. Since Florida State’s E.J Manuel was the only quarterback taken in the first round (16th, to the Bills), every ot
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  • Bills take QB Manuel, bypass Smith, Nassib

    Bills take QB Manuel, bypass Smith, Nassib

    The Buffalo Bills selected Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel with the 16th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, bypassing Geno Smith and Ryan Nassib.
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  • St. Louis Rams select West Virginia WR Tavon Austin with the ei…

    St. Louis Rams select West Virginia WR Tavon Austin with the eighth overall pick

    After a trade with the Buffalo Bills, the St. Louis Rams have selected West Virginia WR Tavon Austin with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Pros: Has rare on-field speed and agility that allows him to do some pretty epic damage from a numbe…
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  • What Bills want in a QB

    What Bills want in a QB

    buffalobills.com ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Bills are expected to take a quarterback in this draft, presumably early. Here’s what Buddy Nix described in terms of what they want in a quarterback prospect. “Obviously you want size in a quarterback, a guy that’s intelligent, got enough arm a
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  • Bills goal is to land 3 starters

    Bills goal is to land 3 starters

    buffalobills.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Bills have specific goals for the 2013 NFL draft. Armed with just six picks GM Buddy Nix and company are not making excuses. They want to add quality talent to their roster and be very successful in their choices in the first three rounds. “We would
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  • Why trading back so attractive this year

    Why trading back so attractive this year

    buffalobills.com Apr 25, 2013
    Trading back is a viable option for the Bills with the eighth overall pick. Bills GM Buddy Nix explains why. In an interview with Buffalobills.com Nix said trading back is attractive for a lot of teams because there’s some quality value between rounds t
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  • Karlos Dansby and Bills will keep talking

    Karlos Dansby and Bills will keep talking

    The Bills hosted veteran linebacker Karlos Dansby earlier this week for a visit that ended without a contract offer. That doesn’t mean there won’t be a contract offer in the future, however. General Manager Buddy Nix gave an update about Dansby’s vi
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  • McShay’s final mock has QB to Bills

    McShay’s final mock has QB to Bills

    buffalobills.com Apr 25, 2013
    ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay has released his eighth, yes eighth mock draft, here on draft day and he’s got the Bills taking a quarterback. McShay has Buffalo taking Ryan Nassib with the eighth pick. He only has one quarterback coming off the boar
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  • Mort: Bills pick at 8 attracting attention

    Mort: Bills pick at 8 attracting attention

    buffalobills.com Apr 25, 2013
    ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Bills pick at eight overall in tonight’s NFL draft is attracting a lot of attention. It’s sounding like the Bills may have some options to move out of their pick at eight if they get a trade offe
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  • BDC 4/25: 2013 NFL Draft Tonight

    BDC 4/25: 2013 NFL Draft Tonight

    buffalobills.com Apr 25, 2013
    DAILY REPORT —The 2013 NFL Draft begins tonight at 8:00 PM ET with the first round. Rounds Two and Three continue tomorrow at 6:30 PM with the final rounds (Four-Seven) beginning at Noon on Saturday. —Bills RB C.J. Spiller takes fans behind-the-scenes
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    Here’s a historical look at the way the Bills have systemically ignored QBs in the Draft (and we wonder why they are the way they are). For the Dolphins, the 12th pick represents the least of the drama, as trade talks on multiple fronts are ongoing. Ret
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  • Video - Bills Select EJ Manuel 00:50

    Bills Select EJ Manuel

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Bills' selection of EJ Manuel.
  • Video - Buffalo Bills draft E.J. Manuel No. 16 in the 2013 NFL Draft 03:04

    Buffalo Bills draft E.J. Manuel No. 16 in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 25
    The Buffalo Bills draft former Florida State QB E.J. Manuel with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Buffalo Bills draft EJ Manuel No. 16 in the 2013 NFL Draft 03:04

    Buffalo Bills draft EJ Manuel No. 16 in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 25
    The Buffalo Bills draft Florida State QB EJ Manuel with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Pressure Is On Idzik 02:54

    Pressure Is On Idzik

    Apr 25
    Sal Paolantonio discusses the pressure on John Idzik, who faces his first draft as Jets GM.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…

    Apr 25
    Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: