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Raiders sign QB EJ Manuel

Raiders sign QB EJ Manuel

The former first-round pick officially signed a deal with the Oakland Raiders on Monday.

Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing was quarterbacks coach with the Bills in 2014. The 27-year-old, who just celebrated his birthday on Sunday, will serve as Derek Carr's backup with the Raiders.

The acquisition of Manuel likely means the end of quarterback Matt McGloin whose contract expired at the end of the 2016 season.

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Manuel, the No. 16 overall pick by the Buffalo Bills in the 2013 draft, is expected to compete with Connor Cook as the primary backup for Oakland.

The latest free agent quarterback to lock up a new home team is EJ Manuel.

Jenkins started 34 games with Miami the past four years. In 2014, the Bills chose to pull Manuel after just four games in favor of Kyle Orton.

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San Antonio (52-14) moved into a tie with the Golden State Warriors for the best record in the National Basketball Association . Gordon Hayward scored 27 points and hit four three-pointers to lead Utah to its first win over the Clippers this season.

After that, Manuel took a backseat in Buffalo for the most part playing behind Kyle Orton and Tyrod Taylor.

Manuel appeared in 29 games with 17 starts over his four-year career in Buffalo, logging 3,502 yards for 19 touchdowns with 15 interceptions while adding four scores on the ground.

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