"Shoot, he's an awesome, awesome player," Mannion said. "But it was funny the way it worked out where I went from having nobody to throw to really at my pro day - at least not at wide receiver - to having Tyrell, who is now one of the top guys on the Chargers. To have him at my pro day made it easy."
"Like anybody, you want to get an opportunity to play and being the backup puts you closer to being in the game," he said. "But all year, I have prepared as though I'm the one playing, I'm the one starting and the one guy that has to go in and win games, so that doesn't change."