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 Stats > EJ Manuel  
 
Quarterback, Buffalo Bills

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Draft: 2013 Round 1 (16)
College: Florida State
Ht: 6’4”  Wt: 237 DOB: 1990-03-19 Age: 24
QB Rank Tier ADP-12
#24 5 -

Season Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G GS Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2013 BUF 10 - 180 306 58.8 1,972 11 9 53 186 3.5 2 173.2 17.3
2014 (Projected) BUF     311 527 59.0 3,528 17 15 73 285 3.9 2 284.9  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
EJ Manuel had an up-and-down rookie season, but not every quarterback is going to have a rookie season like Robert Griffith III, Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson did in 2012. While it's true that rookie quarterbacks are now more equipped to enter the league and hit the ground running, it's still a tremendously difficult transition to make, and it would be unwise to call a rookie quarterback a “bust” after one season in the league. Manuel threw for 1,972 yards with 11 touchdown passes and nine interceptions. He also ran for 186 yards and two scores. He compiled those statistics in only 10 games, as he was forced to miss six games with multiple knee injuries. Manuel was considered a raw prospect coming out of Florida State, so one could look at his completion percentage of 58.8% as a positive, and hope to see some improvement in his sophomore campaign. Reports from Buffalo's OTAs have not been all that positive, though. Manuel is said to be struggling with accuracy, sailing too many passes over the heads of his wide receivers. He is athletic enough to make plays with his legs, but he doesn't always look to run when the opportunity presents itself. The Bills made a bold move to trade up in this year's NFL draft to acquire wide receiver Sammy Watkins in order to surround their young franchise quarterback with weapons. Their high-tempo offense will make Manuel a potential high upside late-round pick as a backup quarterback for your fantasy team if he can show some improvement. His three knee injuries from last season (requiring an offseason knee scope) and the decision to have him wear a knee brace this season could limit any advantage one would expect to gain from a “running” quarterback. Keep an eye on Manuel this preseason and see if he looks to be moving around well, because there is some potential for a major leap in production from his rookie season.

Fan. Tm. Player
QB1QB1 EJ Manuel
QB2QB2 Thaddeus Lewis
QB3QB3 Jeff Tuel
QB4QB4 Dennis Dixon
Bills Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
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2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 NE L 21-23 18 27 66.7 150 2 0 3 23 7.7 0 17.8
2 CAR W 24-23 27 39 69.2 296 1 1 4 13 3.3 0 20.1
3 at NYJ L 20-27 19 42 45.2 243 1 0 6 40 6.7 0 20.2
4 BAL W 23-20 10 22 45.5 167 1 2 11 1 0.1 0 12.5
5 at CLE L 24-37 11 20 55.0 129 0 0 1 14 14.0 0 7.9
10 at PIT L 10-23 22 39 56.4 155 1 1 2 17 8.5 0 13.5
11 NYJ W 37-14 20 28 71.4 245 2 0 7 9 1.3 0 21.2
13 ATL L 31-34 18 32 56.3 210 1 0 4 3 0.8 1 20.8
14 at TB L 6-27 18 33 54.5 184 0 4 5 29 5.8 0 12.1
15 at JAC W 27-20 17 24 70.8 193 2 1 10 37 3.7 1 27.4

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