Orchard Park (WKBW) Rookie QB Jeff Tuel was taking first team reps with the offense as the Bills opened the practice week on Wednesday.
Thad Lewis was absent from practice leaving his status for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs unclear. Lewis has started the last three games for the Bills under center.
EJ Manuel is not expected to be available to play this week but the quarterback was back on the practice field on Wednesday. The first round pick worked through individual drills in front of the media for the first time since suffering a sprained knee in the loss to the Cleveland Browns on October 3rd.