Rumor. Speculation. A draft-day trade. A first-round QB. The new face of the franchise in Buffalo.
All of it happened on April 25, 2013 as the Bills engineered a trade to move back from ninth overall, while never losing sight of the intended target.
“With the 16th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills select
PHOTOS: EJ Manuel arrives in Buffalo
And with those words from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, so began the EJ Manuel era in Buffalo.