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ORCHARD PARK, N. Dez Bryant Jersey .Y. – It didnt take quarterback Kyle Orton long to make a distinct impression in his first practice as the Buffalo Bills starter on Wednesday.Its not so much different, because hes doing the same thing, its just the balls coming out a little bit quicker, second-year receiver Robert Woods said.He demands what he wants out of us, added receiver Sammy Watkins, the rookie first-round draft pick. The way he talks, the way he handles business, the way he looks at plays and breaks down defences is kind of different than EJ.Watkins was referring to EJ Manuel, the second-year starter who was benched on Monday.Its on Orton to provide a spark to whats been a sluggish offence on Sunday, when the Bills (2-2) travel to play the Detroit Lions (3-1).Im happy to be here, Orton said. Im excited for the opportunity that I have, and cant wait to play on Sunday.Orton has enjoyed a quick ascendance in Buffalo since agreeing a two-year, $7.9 million contract on Aug. 29.Before that, he was spending time at home in Texas focusing on being a family man after getting cut by the Dallas Cowboys in mid-July.It was so long ago, Orton said, declining to say whether he had been contemplating retirement.And forget asking the 10-year journeyman a€” now playing for his fourth team in four years a€” whether the game at Detroit represents yet another chance to re-establish himself.Thats a bad way to look at it if youre looking into the future, Orton said. Weve got one game to win, and were going to do all that we can to win that one game.For now, Orton represents the short-term future for the Bills, who have reached an early season crossroad. Theyre coming off two straight losses, and switching course for the third time in five seasons at a quarterback position thats been mostly unsettled since Hall of Famer Jim Kelly retired after the 1996 season.The latest change was prompted after Manuel was hesitant and erratic in a 23-17 loss at Houston on Sunday.The turning point came on the Bills first possession of the second half. Facing third-and-3 at the Texans 12, Manuels short pass was intercepted by J.J. Watt and returned 80 yards for a touchdown that put Houston ahead 14-10.Manuel finished 21 of 44 for 225 yards, with two touchdowns and two interceptions.We took a step back with EJ, coach Doug Marrone said, Wednesday. At the end of the day, my responsibility is to make sure we put this team in a position to win. So I did what I thought … in my heart and my mind was the best thing.Marrone placed his faith in Orton because of the quarterbacks experience and how hes looked in practice. Marrone doesnt expect rust to be a factor for a quarterback who was cut by the Cowboys after he failed to attend any of the teams off-season workouts.Ortons last start was Dec. 29, in a 24-22 loss to Philadelphia that ended the Cowboys chances of making the playoffs. Dallas was moving into field-goal position with 1:49 remaining, when Orton threw a game-deciding interception.Selected in the fourth round by Chicago in 2005, Orton has a 35-35 record, but has won just eight of his past 31 starts. Orton has also spent time in Denver, and appeared in four games with Kansas City before spending the past two years serving as Tony Romos backup in Dallas.Orton said hes comfortable with the Bills offence, and doesnt believe the playbook needs to be limited.He is also spending time building a rapport with offensive co-ordinator Nathaniel Hackett. The Bills stretching period wasnt yet over, when Orton got up and had a brief discussion with Hackett. The two talked again several times in between plays.Hes trying to get a feel for me a little bit, and obviously, as a quarterback, youd love to have a great feel for your co-ordinator, Orton said. Really, the last 48 hours weve been working hard together.He also spoke highly of Manuel.Ive been there, and EJs going to be a great quarterback, Orton said. Hes got a long time to grow.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL Jourdan Lewis Jersey .Y. – Phil Varone was the lone scorer in the shootout as the Rochester Americans edged the Toronto Marlies 3-2 on Sunday in American Hockey League action. Sean Lee Cowboys Jersey .C. — Martin Kaymer set a U.MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United continued its resurgence by recording a fourth straight win, comfortably seeing off a disappointing West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League. Danny Welbecks first goal at Old Trafford since October 2012 was followed by a superb effort from Adnan Januzaj as United took command before the break on Saturday. Substitute Ashley Young then produced the perfect first-time finish to Wayne Rooneys layoff to ensure Carlton Coles late strike was nothing more than a consolation. United started the game trying to avoid a third straight defeat at Old Trafford for the first time since 1979 though this never looked likely. United provisionally moves up a spot to seventh. West Ham stays immediately above the relegation zone. It was not all good news for United manager David Moyes as Welbeck departed with an injury early in the second half and Januzaj was booked for diving. However, Uniteds winning streak equals the best it has managed since Moyes replaced Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer and represents an encouraging entrance to the festive campaign, when United really need to hit the accelerator if they are to mount any challenge toward the top end of the table. A brilliant reaction save from West Ham goalkeeper Adrian to deny Tom Cleverley inside the first minute, followed by an extended period of possession without creating too much, hinted at another difficult afternoon for the Red Devils. Yet the home supporters remained resolutely behind the team and United retained the confidence to attack. And when Welbeck found the returning Rooney and was on hand to collect the return, he had suffficient self-belief to drive an effort goalwards in the 26th minute. Zack Martin Jersey. Making his Premier League debut, Adrian was unable to stop the ball going under him. Not that Welbeck was complaining. His first goal in this stadium for 427 days took him to six for the campaign, three times as many as he managed in the whole of last season. After that, the 18-year-old Januzaj took centre stage. He received a rebuke from Mark Noble when he went down in the box, yet the West Ham man had levered him out of the way and was fortunate not to concede a penalty. Within a minute, Januzaj was exchanging passes with Welbeck and powering home his first goal at Old Trafford in the 36th as James Collins was made to look foolish by the ease with which Januzaj stepped aside him. In a mixed afternoon, Januzajs blatant dive by the touchline drew a deserved booking. Welbecks departure 10 minutes after the restart with what appeared to be an ankle injury could add to an already lengthy list of absentees. United do have options though, as substitute Javier Hernandez proved when he fired home from 12 yards, only for the effort to be harshly ruled out for offside. The hosts did not need to wait long for their third though, with Young continuing his superb week by applying the finish to Rooneys layoff in the 72nd. Moyes took the opportunity to give hard-working full-back Patrice Evra a break. However, it was the Frenchmans replacement, Alexander Buttner, who lost his concentration to allow Cole to break the offside trap for the Hammers late strike in the 81st, which denied United its biggest home win of the season. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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