ALAMEDA — E.J. Manuel, a former first round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills, was signed by the Raiders Monday, the club announced.
Manuel, the No. 16 overall pick in 2013, has played in 29 games with 17 starts with 3,502 yards passing and 19 touchdowns,with four touchdowns rushing.
Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing was quarterbacks coach with the Bills in 2014.
The four-year veteran will compete with second-year player Connor Cook to back up starting quarterback Derek Carr.
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