Coach Rex Ryan was pleased with Manuel's performance during Friday's preseason loss to Washington, where the fourth-year quarterback saw extensive action, BuffaloBills.com reports. "But I really liked the way he played. I love the way he competes," said Ryan. "He's got a great look in his face. He loves competing. You know what? Sometimes quarterbacks take a little longer to develop. I think this is the best EJ Manuel I've seen."
Gragg may have suffered a serious knee injury during Friday's preseason loss to Washington, BuffaloBills.com reports. "Yeah both of them it looks like ACLs, which is a real shame," said coach Rex Ryan after the game in reference to Gragg and cornerback Jonathan Dowling.
McCullers (elbow) played light catch Friday, the Houston Chronicle reports. "Getting his arm back in shape, which is good news," manager A.J. Hinch said. "He hasn't felt any issues, he hasn't felt any pain or anything like that, so it's a step in the right direction."
Embiid (foot) is expected to see the court during the preseason, Derek Bodner of Philly Mag reports. "Physically, mentally, recent medical scans, everything is pointing in the right direction," 76ers coach Brett Brown said, regarding Embiid's health. "We're just very excited."
Wall is progressing well from offseason surgery on both of his knees, Candace Buckner of the Washington Post reports. "I just came from the doctor and I'm right where I'm supposed to be, but I'm not in a rush," Wall said Saturday.