Still, 12 days after undergoing the knife for a “minor” knee operation, the 23-year-old Manuel “wasn’t trotting or anything.”
Unfortunately, signing a two-year deal worth $13 million in March, the 28-year-old Kolb suffered a potentially career-ending concussion on Saturday.
Inking a five-year contract valued at roughly $9 million earlier this summer, Manuel looked surprisingly polished operating Nathaniel Hackett’s “K-Gun” offense in two exhibition games.
As a precaution, Marrone is right to temporarily shelve Manuel in favor of Tuel.
Nevertheless, a standout athlete brimming with testicular fortitude, smarts and dedication, E.J. Manuel will absolutely lead the Bills when the Carolina Panthers visit Buffalo on September 15.by