The Buffalo Bills are in desperate need of help at the most critical position in the NFL. With both of their top-2 quarterbacks injured and possibly out for Week 1, the Bills are scrambling to find help anywhere they can, and after signing draft-bust Matt Leinart on Sunday, the team acquired fourth-year quarterback Thaddeus Lewis from the Detroit Lions in exchange for linebacker Chris White:
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 25, 2013
If Kevin Kolb remains out with injury after suffering another concussion, E.J. Manuel, a rookie, might have to start his first game unless his knee prevents it. If he can’t play, they’l have to go with either Leinert, Lewis or undrafted QB Jeff Tuel.
Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone is still is holding out hope that Manuel will recover from knee surgery in time to start the season opener versus the New England Patriots. This is certainly an unfavorable spot for a first-year HC.