The team on Monday released Dennis Dixon, the former Steelers and Ravens arm who earned surprise No. 2 duties in Saturday's ugly 27-14 preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Dixon was one of 11 players released to slim the roster down to 75 in time for Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline.
Marrone said Sunday that the Bills will do "whatever we have to do" to improve under center. Cycling through backups, though, doesn't get to the heart of the matter: Buffalo needs to use this season to make a final decision on Manuel, who hasn't resembled an NFL starter so far in Year 2.