CJ Spiller’s hard work with the Buffalo Bills is definitely getting noticed.
Profootballfocus.com, a website which looks at NFL statistics and grades player’s performances, has ranked Spiller as one of the top running backs to represent the AFC in this year’s Pro Bowl.
“He came into the year as the second choice halfback on his own team, and is currently our starting AFC tailback,” the website said about Spiller. “After a couple of sub-par games recovering from his injury in Cleveland, Spiller’s now looking back to his early-season best. It was a close call in the end between Arian Foster (HST) and (Willis) McGahee. It came down to Foster’s appalling, league-worst, pass protection (one sack, three hits and seven hurries allowed) and his failure to generate anything as a receiver.”
Spiller is currently ranked fifth in rushing in the AFC. He also leads all running backs with 7.3 yards per carry average.
Fans can vote on who should play in the Pro Bowl by visiting nfl.com.