Bills quarterback EJ Manuel surprised Robert Woods did not start
During his two series, Manuel did not play with Woods.
"A little bit [surprised] for Woody not to be in with us with the one's. A bit surprising," Manuel said of Woods' absence with the first-team unit. "But he did great. He did great. Woody's going to be Woody with whatever he's given. So I was still glad to see him go out there and do a great job."
Woods said coach Doug Marrone did not tell him why he was not playing with the first-string.
"It is what it is," Woods said. "I just come out here and make plays whenever I'm on the field."
Woods led the team with four catches, 49 receiving yards and a touchdown. He started 14 games as a rookie last season, finishing with 40 catches, 587 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
- Paul Palladino