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AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISAnother week, another "questionable" designation for Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd.But in better news, running back Fred Jackson is probable with a knee ailment he sustained Sunday, and C.J. Spiller, while questionable, is determined to be on the field come kickoff Thursday night when his team faces the Cleveland Browns.As far as the Browns are concerned, the absence of linebacker Jabaal Sheard will spell another start for rookie Barkevious Mingo, the 2013 draft's No. 6 overall pick. Here's the full slate of injuries for both clubs:BILLSOutCB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), CB Ron Brooks (foot), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), K Dustin Hopkins (right groin).Questionable RB C.J. Spiller (ankle), S Jairus Byrd (foot), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring).Probable G Kraig Urbik (knee), WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring), DB Aaron Williams (low back), RB Fred Jackson (knee), DE Mario Williams (ankle), DT Kyle Williams (Achilles).BROWNSOutDE Billy Winn (quadriceps).Doubtf...
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It seems like the Buffalo Bills played only a few days ago. Oh, they did? Three and half days seems like a short time to recover and play another game (ahem, Mr. Goodell). Anyways, this Thursday night, the Bills (2-2) will face off against the Cleveland Browns (2-2) at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, kicking off at 8:25 on the NFL Network. Here are some keys to the game for Buffalo...
CJ Spiller went down last week against the Baltimore Ravens last week, and while others were saying it could keep him out a while, Spiller disagrees. @buffalobills: .@CJSPILLER: “Come Thursday, I’ll be ready.” It sounds pretty good for Spiller on Thursday, so if you have him in Fantasy don’t panic.
C.J. Spiller (Ankle, Will Play): Apparently no drama here, as Spiller will play tonight, according to KFFL.com. It still represents a risky play in my book, because he didn’t really participate in much of anything at practice this week and we’re expecting him to be better than he’s been all season. My guess is that it’ll be a full on timeshare tonight, so Spiller won’t...
Bills running back C.J. Spiller (ankle) is active for Thursday's game against the Browns.Fantasy Spin:Spiller made good progress with his sprained ankle this week, but he's still an extremely risky fantasy option. He has been outplayed by Fred Jackson in all four games, is dealing with the injury and will face a Browns team that has allowed the lowest yards per carry in the...
For all those who were hoping -- nay expecting -- C.J. Spiller to rip away once and for all the featured Bills running back spot from Fred Jackson the 2013 season has been a disappointment.
Spiller has more carries than Jackson so far this (66 to 48) but Jackson has more rushing yards (256 to 230) and Spiller's yards per carry average is a subpar 3.5. As surprisingly well as...
Bills running back C.J. Spiller (ankle) was not part of Monday's walk-through and is questionable for Thursday's game at Cleveland.Fantasy Spin:Spiller said it may be "tough" for him to play on a short week after suffering an ankle injury Sunday against the Ravens. backup Fred Jackson was also injured in Sunday's game, but appears that he will be ready to play by Thursday.
The Buffalo Bills’ defense embarrassed Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Bills running attack also came to life with C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson gashing the Ravens' defense all game. However, Spiller and Jackson suffered injuries and playing in Thursday night's game against the Cleveland Browns is now in doubt.Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports that...
BY DAN BEGNOCHEIt was pretty apparent during the Buffalo Bills' loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday that C.J. Spiller, who entered the game with an ailing quad and left with a bum ankle, wasn't 100 percent. But in talking with reporters Monday, it seemed like Spiller didn't really care how he was labeled, he just wants in on the team's Thursday night matchup with...
Buffalo running backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson will both play Thursday night against the Browns after being slowed by injuries.
Jackson, who leads the Bills with 256 rushing yards and two touchdowns, sprained his left knee last week in a win over Baltimore and will wear a brace. Spiller sprained his ankle in the third quarter against the Ravens and returned to practice Wednesday...
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel suffered a sprain of the lateral collateral ligament Thursday night and will miss a few weeks, coach Doug Marrone said, via the team’s official Twitter account. Manuel, who will not need surgery, left Thursday night’s 37-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns in
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills are on a short week, and they're short at tailback.Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller, who make up arguably the best running back tandem in the NFL, are recovering MCL and ankle injuries, respectively.Jackson couldn't speak for Spiller, but the veteran back told NFL Network Tuesday that he'll be on the field Thursday when the Bills take on...
With C.J. Spiller's left ankle still sore, and Fred Jackson set to play with a brace on his injured left knee, the Buffalo Bills' third-string running back Tashard Choice is ready in reserve.
Choice is preparing for the possibility of getting additional playing time Thursday night, when the Bills (2-2) travel to face Cleveland (2-2). This wouldn't be the first time for...
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Here are the guys I like or dislike in week 5 compared to the other experts on FantasyPros.com. I focus on guys that are actually on that start/sit bubble. There’s no need to tell you I’m a bit lower on Trent Richardson when I have him ranked #16 and the expert consensus rank (ECR) has him ranked #10. Both rankings tell you...
Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers.
A big win for the Browns (and for Cleveland), but it was certainly a costly win as Hoyer was injured and could be down for the season. Desmond Bryant had to go to the Cleveland Clinic with shortness of breath, which is never good.
WINNER: Brandon Weeden. There...
The Browns take on the Buffalo Bills in a special prime-time game. Cleveland is 2-2 on the season and in a virtual three way tie for the lead in the AFC North division. Buffalo comes into the game also at 2-2. A win for the Browns would mean their first winning record after five games since 2001 when the team was 3-2. It would also be just the team’s fifth three game winning streak...