Bills liked Manuel's bad-weather play

Updated: May 1, 2013, 12:20 PM ET
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EJ Manuel's ability to handle bad weather evidently was a factor in the Buffalo Bills' decision to use their first-round draft pick on the quarterback.

Bills coach Doug Marrone revealed in an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio that Manuel impressed Buffalo's brass by throwing the ball well during an extremely windy thunderstorm at a private workout in Tallahassee, Fla.

Marrone said that Manuel's performance in the wet, windy conditions helped convince the Bills that the former ...

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