BBD Week in Review: 8/5 – 8/11

EJ Manuel continued to be in the spotlight this past week as he started at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills’ preseason opener. (Photo: Brian Spurlock — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The Buffalo Bills took the field for the first time this weekend, and there was a lot to be impressed by in their 44-20 preseason victory against the Indianapolis Colts. Rookie quarterbacks EJ Manuel and Jeff Tuel combined to complete 35-of-44 passes for 315 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions, while the Bills had three takeaways and also scored touchdowns on both defense and special teams.

Here at Buffalo Bills Draft, you can check out our review coverage of the Bills preseason opener, along with the rest of our content from the past week.

Reviewing the Bills’ Preseason Opener

Start here: my full, three-page review with my takeaways from the Bills’ preseason opener.

5 Up, 5 Down — Glenn Gifford started his weekly series of players who moved up or down the roster bubble in Sunday’s game with a look at who “broke bad” versus the Colts.

If you missed any of the action that happened during the game, you can look back through our Live Game Thread for a chronological look at how the game progressed.

Before the game, Joe Marino compared and contrasted EJ Manuel to his Sunday counterpart, Andrew Luck, who faced the same situation as Manuel last season by going into the preseason as his team’s starting quarterback.

More from the Past Week

Breaking Down the Fantasy Football Value of Buffalo Bills Skill-Position Players: Fantasy football draft season is underway. Ryan Talbot broke down where you should draft each Buffalo Bills offensive skill-position player.

2014 NFL Draft Prospect to Watch: Improvement Necessary for Florida State OLB Christian Jones Florida State outside linebacker Christian Jones has huge upside, but Joe Marino says Jones has a long way to go in his development to improve his 2014 NFL draft stock.

Tags: Christian Jones, EJ Manuel, Fantasy Football, Game Reviews, Indianapolis Colts, Preseason

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