Only a week after the high of believing that undrafted free-agent rookie Jeff Tuel could start for the Bills at quarterback, it looks like we have a reality check.
First-round draft pick E.J. Manuel, who has been out after minor knee surgery, is "healthy and ready to go for Week 1," and Bills coach Doug Marrone is expected to name him the starting quarterback Wednesday, according to Foxsports.com.
Manuel is a low-end fantasy option in Week 1, but does have some sleeper appeal as he faces a Patriots defense that was thrown on extensively in 2012. The Bills figure to trail, so Manuel could be throwing early and often in Week 1.