Bills' Manuel out vs Dolphins with knee swelling - WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco

Bills' Manuel out vs Dolphins with knee swelling

Posted: Updated:

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Rookie quarterback EJ Manuel will miss the Buffalo Bills' game against the Dolphins because of swelling in his left knee, and Thad Lewis will start in his place.

Coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday that Manuel would be ready to return for the season finale against the Patriots.

Manuel had a procedure on the knee after being hurt in second preseason game but returned for the opener. He then sprained his other knee against Cleveland on Oct. 3 and missed four games.

Lewis went 1-2, including a victory over Miami, in place of Manuel before getting injured himself. He went 21 of 32 for 202 yards and an interception in the 23-21 win over the Dolphins.

Bills receiver Stevie Johnson was also ruled out for Sunday. He is excused to be with his family in California after the death of his mother.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • College FootballMore>>

  • Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal's debut

    Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal's debut

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:59 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:59:55 GMT
    Manchester United made an impressive debut under coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday night, with Wayne Rooney scoring twice late in the first half of a 7-0 victory over the LA Galaxy.
    Although Louis van Gaal intends to restore Manchester United to its former international glory, even the veteran coach was impressed when his new club scored a virtual touchdown at the Rose Bowl.
  • TCU's Fields investigated for alleged assault

    TCU's Fields investigated for alleged assault

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:20:43 GMT
    TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, "I should...
    TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, "I should blast you!"
  • Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

    Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:21:48 GMT
    A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
    A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
  • Miami DolphinsMore>>

  • Revamped OL will be Dolphins' focus in camp

    Revamped OL will be Dolphins' focus in camp

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:02:00 GMT
    DAVIE, Fla. -- Four games into the 2013 season, the Miami Dolphins' blocking deficiencies were already apparent, with the team on pace to allow an NFL-record 72 sacks.
    DAVIE, Fla. -- Four games into the 2013 season, the Miami Dolphins' blocking deficiencies were already apparent, with the team on pace to allow an NFL-record 72 sacks.
  • Dolphins sign Colledge to 1-year deal

    Dolphins sign Colledge to 1-year deal

    The Miami Dolphins have signed offensive lineman Daryn Colledge to a one-year contract.
    The Miami Dolphins have signed offensive lineman Daryn Colledge to a one-year contract.
  • Dolphins center Pouncey undergoes hip surgery

    Dolphins center Pouncey undergoes hip surgery

    Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey, the lone returning starter in the Miami Dolphins' offensive line, is expected to miss the start of the season recovering from hip surgery.
    Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey, the lone returning starter in the Miami Dolphins' offensive line, is expected to miss the start of the season recovering from hip surgery.
Powered by WorldNow

WSVN-TV
Sunbeam Television Corp
1401 79th Street Causeway
Miami, FL 33141

Switchboard: (305) 751-6692
Newsroom: (305) 795-2777

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSVN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.