Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel is quickly learning the team’s offense.
“The funny thing is it’s easier to learn than the offense I had at Florida State,” Manuel recently told SiriusXM NFL Radio.
And the style of the offense, Manuel said, suits him very well.
“It’s a true West Coast-type progression offense,” Manuel said. “That’s really what I wanted when I was coming through the pre-draft process. I wanted something that I could just go in and say 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, check it down and run it. That’s it, it’s that simple. I love it.”
To help is progression, Manuel said he spent extra time working with offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett to make sure he understood the team’s system. He also said he has bonded with his teammates.
“I think the biggest thing is we all come from winning programs,” Manuel said about several of his teammates. “We’re used to winning; we’re used to preparing to win.”
It’s that “winning” that Manuel hopes to bring to the Bills.
“Winning is an attitude and mindset, and we have to bring it to our team,” he said.
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