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If Robert Woods wants to have a breakout season, he will need quarterback EJ Manuel to do the same. The moves the Bills have made this offseason make this a real possibility, providing the second-year quarterback with plenty of support.
First the organization traded for Mike Williams, which fills the need for a big wide receiver on the outside, and the Bills followed that by drafting arguably the best wide receiver in the draft in Sammy Watkins.
It didn't matter what weapons they added in the passing game, though, if they could not give Manuel time in the pocket to make a throw. Last year, the Bills quarterbacks were sacked 48 times, finishing 28th in the league in that category.
The offensive line was addressed in free agency, with the signing of guard Chris Williams, and in the draft, with the additions of Cyrus Kouandjio, Cyril Richardson and Seantrel Henderson.
The team has surrounded Manuel with the support necessary for a young quarterback that is still developing at the position. In his rookie season, he missed extensive time in training camp as well as the regular season, which stunted his development. Now that he will have a full offseason to prepare, in addition to the added talent, Manuel is in a position to break out in 2014.