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EJ Manuel return timeline

Posted by Chris Brown on September 4, 2013 – 10:13 am

With EJ Manuel named the starter for Sunday’s season opener against the Patriots just 16 days after surgery, here’s a look back at his injury timeline and how he made his way back to the field.

Aug. 16th – Manuel injures left knee in preseason game vs. Vikings
Aug. 17th – Manuel reports swollen knee. Examination identifies injury and surgery is recommended
Aug. 19th – Manuel undergoes surgery in Buffalo
Aug. 20th – Manuel rejoins teams in meetings
Aug. 21st – Manuel begins rehabilitation from surgery
Aug. 22nd – Manuel begins throwing
Aug. 23rd – Manuel begins light movement work
Aug. 29th – Manuel throws during pre-game vs. Detroit, takes a few pass drops
Sept. 1st - Manuel practices with the team on a limited basis
Sept. 2nd – Manuel practices fully splitting first team reps
Sept. 3rd - Manuel put through a battery of final testing on his mobility
Sept. 4th – Manuel named the starter for season opener


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