e.j. manuel Manuel practices, could play Sunday By WBFO Newsroom • Sep 2, 2013 After weeks of bad injury news and poor on-field performances, the Buffalo Bills received a boost Sunday when rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel returned to the practice field. Bills quarterback hurt; Manuel needs surgery By Chris Jamele • Aug 18, 2013 WBFO File Photo / WBFO News Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone has announced that rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel will miss the rest of the preseason due to an injury. Bills select quarteback E.J. Manuel with first pick By WBFO Newsroom & Associated Press • Apr 26, 2013 After trading down, the Buffalo Bills still landed the player they desired, selecting Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel with the 16th pick in the NFL draft.