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C.J. Spiller never allowed himself to get down while spending much of the past two seasons biding his time on the Buffalo Bills' sideline.
And once the second-year running back finally got his opportunity, there was no way he was going to blow it - even if it meant chasing down his own fumble in the end zone for a touchdown.
''It just goes to show, you never quit on the play,'' Spiller said, when reminded of how he capped a 35-yard touchdown run by scooping up the loose ball before sliding out of the end zone in a 23-17 loss to the Titans last weekend. ''I was happy I was able to recover it.''
Spiller's score was the longest run of his NFL career, though it wasn't executed anywhere near how the Bills drew it up.
Then again, very little of Spiller's career path has been conventional, and he's just beginning to show glimpses of the dynamic potential that was evident during his prolific four-year career at Clemson.
Despite being ...
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One more year, Chan.What if?It’s a question that’s probably not a healthy one to ask when thinking about the past. You can drive yourself insane thinking, “If I had just done this differently, everything would have been better!”Sadly, it’s hard to not to play that game. You’ll always wonder what could have been.Such is the case with the 2011 Buffalo Bills. It was a season...
Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams had surgery a month ago to repair a nagging bone spur in his left ankle. He got the cast off today and was watching practice in a walking boot in the fieldhouse.
Williams was upbeat about his health and said he will be healed in six months.
"I can already tell my ankle’s more flexible than it’s been in years," Williams said.
Some stat geeks and fantasy footballers wondered why C.J. Spiller was credited with a 35-yard touchdown in Sunday's game, after he fumbled 30 yards into a run at the Titans' 5 then recovered in the end zone. Often teams are credited with miscellaneous yardage on fumble recoveries.
Mike Haim, who provides the Bills with expert stats consulting on game days, explains: The...
Here’s the list of radio appearances being made by Bills players on Thursday morning.
C.J. Spiller – Morning Bull; 103.3 The Edge @ 7:50 am (listen online)
Da’Norris Searcy – Janet and Nick; Kiss 98.5 @ 8:10 am
The Bills placed kicker Rian Lindell on the injured reserve list today. He suffered a shoulder injury while making a tackle on a kickoff return against the Jets on Nov. 6.
Meanwhile, strong safety George Wilson was working fully on the field again today and looks set to start Sunday in San Diego. The only other players not practicing, besides Lindell, were cornerback Aaron Williams...
Torell Troup was scheduled to have back surgery this week to fix a persistent problem that rendered him ineffective before eventually being placed on injured reserve. But that surgery has been postponed.
“He did not get surgery this past week,” Chan Gailey told Buffalobills.com. ”There’s going to be another opinion given just to make sure. We want to get it right. Backs...
– The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank announced the third annual “Touchdown for Teachers” program finalists at the Bills vs. Titans game.
The five Touchdown for Teachers finalists are:
Juliana Smith, Hornell, NY – Hornell City School District,
Julie Wantuck, Brockport, NY – Holley Central School District
Patrick Wirth, Amherst, NY – Union Pleasant Elementary...
Buffalo Bills kicker Rian Lindell's season is over after the 12-year veteran was placed on injured reserve a month after breaking a bone in his right shoulder. Lindell missed four games and became the ninth Bills regular to be placed on IR. Journeyman Dave Rayner has taken over the kicking duties after being signed on Nov.
Buffalo Bills kicker Rian Lindell's season is over after the 12-year veteran was placed on injured reserve a month after breaking a bone in his right shoulder.
Drayton Florence walked off the Bills indoor practice field Wednesday afternoon in Orchard Park, N.Y., knowing too well what was waiting outside.
The bulk of another snowstorm was coming, just part of the ex-Chargers cornerback's life on the East Coast.
"It's always good to come to a warm-weather city," said Florence, who gets his chance this week, arriving in San...