Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/13/12
The Buffalo Bills are down to one No 1. running back this week, and it's not by choice or design.And though Buffalo would never admit that having an injured Fred Jackson on the sideline simplifies the unsolved equation that is the Bills' backfield, that could very well be the case.First things first: Jackson is an extremely talented and driven player, a true leader for the Bills who has earned his spot every step of the way. We do not and would never celebrate the injury of a player, nor would we ever wish harm upon any particular player of any team. (photo: Matt Britt, Flickr)With that said, Jackson's absence this week due to the concussion he received against the New England Patriots puts fellow running back C.J. Spiller alone at the top of the depth chart. It also curtails questions that started to arise after Sunday's loss regarding a potential increase in Spiller's playing time over Jackson.The questions are more than valid. Spiller is averaging 7.3 yards per carry, tops among ...
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