BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It's a positive sign for Bills fans.
QuarterbackE.J. Manuel was seen on the field throwing before the start of Thursday night's Bills-Lions pre-season finale at Ralph Wilson Stadium. He did not play in the game.
Manuel's knee was injured in the Bills second pre-season game against the Minnesota Vikings, and he had to have what the team called a minor surgical procedure performed after the game.
It's not known if he'll be ready to start against the New EnglandPatriots in week one of the regular season on September 8th.