FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- After being listed as doubtful on the injury report, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel (knee) is inactive for Sunday's season finale against the New England Patriots.
The Bills had already declared Thad Lewis as their starter for Sunday's game. With Manuel inactive, the Bills' backup quarterback will be Jeff Tuel.
Manuel suffered a sprained knee on Dec. 15, his third knee injury of this season. Coach Doug Marrone said the injury will not require offseason surgery.
Here is the full list of Bills inactives:
QB EJ Manuel
WR Stevie Johnson
WR Cordell Roberson
RB Ronnie Wingo
CB Brandon Smith
OL Mark Asper
OL Antoine McClain