That scenario appeared likely on Monday after coach Doug Marrone said the MRI and X-rays on Lewis' foot came back negative.
"I expect him to be out at practice Wednesday, and I feel good about him being able to play on Sunday," said Marrone, who described Lewis as day to day.
Buffalo doesn't look comfortable with the possibility of Tuel hitting the field again in a regular-season game this season. We expect Flynn to back up Lewis, with the outside chance he might get some playing time if Lewis starts to struggle.
Manuel was expected to miss approximately six weeks with his knee injury, Rapoport reported last week.