Posted December 27, 2013

Thad Lewis to start at QB for Bills again

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Thad Lewis will get his fifth start of the season this Sunday. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Thad Lewis will get his fifth start of the season this Sunday. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone announced Friday that Thad Lewis will start in place of E.J. Manuel again, who “did not progress as needed” to start Sunday against the Patriots.

Lewis also started at quarterback last week against the Miami Dolphins, completing 15-of-25 passes for 193 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in the 19-0 win. Lewis has completed 77-of-128 passes for 845 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions in his four appearances this season.

Manuel has now missed two games due to a left knee sprain he suffered in Week 15 against the Jaguars. Marrone said Manuel will not need surgery but will need rest and strength training in the offseason to heal.


3 comments
AlanCBrown
AlanCBrown

Bills cut Matt Flynn, who threw 4 touchdowns passes against Dallas in the second half of the game playing for Green Bay two weeks ago and won the game.  Go Bills - rah, rah, rah - it is bad when you don't even recognize a player is any good.

CharlesTerrito
CharlesTerrito

I wanted EJ, but since he can't, we will have to do with Thad and get the win. The win we could get! GO BILLS!!

pandah462
pandah462

Where's JaMarcus Russell?????