ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Bills coach Rex Ryan says quarterback EJ Manuel will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an exhibition game on Saturday.

Ryan made the announcement after practice Thursday.

The decision means all three quarterbacks competing for the No. 1 job will have had a start during this preseason.

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Matt Cassel started the opener against Carolina and Tyrod Taylor started against Cleveland last week.

Ryan says Manuel earned the chance to start after driving the offense to a go-ahead touchdown in the final minutes of an 11-10 win at Cleveland.

Ryan says all three QBs will have an opportunity to work with the starting offense on Saturday.

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