What the Release of Tarvaris Jackson Means for EJ Manuel, Bills’ QB Situation

June 11, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's amazing how the releasing of a quarterback who never threw a regular-season pass for a team can provide so much intel about that club's quarterback situation. 
Herein lies the unusual circumstance with Tarvaris Jackson and the Buffalo Bills. 
Jackson, who was signed prior to the start of the 2012 regular season by former general manager Buddy Nix and former head coach Chan Gailey, was only active for one game last year despite never being injured. 
Let's just say, the Jackson Era in Buffalo was exceptionally odd and, um, rather awkward. 
With Jackson officially a free agent once again, it's time to examine what his release means for EJ Manuel and the Bills' quarterback situation as a whole.
EJ Manuel 
Manuel wasn't drafted 16th overall to hold the clipboard and relay signals onto the field. In all likelihood, Doug Marrone wanted to start his NFL head coaching tenure with his guy at quarterback, a youngst...

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