Found September 28, 2012 on Foxboro Blog:
  We're back with another Q&A session with a blogger who covers the Patriots next opponent.  Up this week is Buffalo Wins, a great blog covering the Bills and Sabres for Bloguin.  I asked the site's lead writer, Joe Pinzone, a series of questions about the Bills and his responses are below. 1, Which running back news story is more crucial to the Bills going forward this week? The return of Fred Jackson or the loss of CJ Spiller this week?  That is a tough one, but I think Jackson coming back. When Spiller went down and it looked really severe, Twitter was ablaze with "The season is over!!" rhetoric. I reminded everyone that this is why you have two running backs. I'm not sure who is better of the two, but Jackson has proven that he can be a great back on a consistent level. Jackson has actually done well against the Pats. In eight games, Jackson has rushed 93 times for 465 yards (5.0 yards per carry avg.) with thirteen of those 93 carries goi...

Bills RB Jackson feels 'OK' after first practice

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson says he feels OK after returning to practice for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 9 The next test, Jackson said Wednesday, is how his knee feels Thursday morning to determine how ready he might be to play against New England this weekend. Jackson said he felt only a little pain after practicing on a limited basis. He...

Fred Jackson Expected to Play Sunday Against Patriots, C.J. Spiller's Status Still Unclear

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Though C.J. Spiller is a question mark, the Buffalo Bills are expected to have running back Fred Jackson ready to play against the New England Patriots this weekend. Coach Chan Gailey provided the encouraging update Thursday after Jackson made it through his second straight day of practice since spraining his right knee in a season-opening loss at the New York...

Fred Jackson Still Dealing with Knee Pain

Fred Jackson told reporters after his practice on Wednesday that he felt more sore that expected. Jackson is looking to return to the starting lineup for the Bills against the Patriots on Sunday. CJ Spiller has already been ruled out for Sunday’s contest due to an injured shoulder, leaving Chan Gailey with few options at tailback. If Jackson is unable to play, Tashard Choice will...

Bills Injury News: C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson

Though both were listed as questionable entering Sunday, the Buffalo Bills may have their two top running backs, C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson, when they take on the New England Patriots today. When the initial injury report was released Friday, Bills coach Chan Gailey told reporters that both Spiller and Jackson had a “legitimate” chance to play today, according...

Bills' Jackson expected to play Sunday

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is expected to play against New England on Sunday, barring any last-minute setback to his sprained right knee. Coach Chan Gailey provided the update after Jackson took part in most of practice Thursday. It was his second straight workout since he was hurt in a season-opening loss at the New York Jets. Jackson's return would provide a...

Jackson back for Bills; Spiller also active

Buffalo Bills' running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller are both active for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Jackson returns after missing the past two games because of a knee injury sustained in Buffalo's season-opening loss to the New York Jets. Spiller is dressed after missing most of last week's win at Cleveland because of a shoulder injury...

Buffalo Bills RB C.J Spiller expected to play

Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller’s teammates expect him to be active for Sunday’s game against the Patriots. Spiller was questionable after suffering a chest injury. Earlier this week it was reported that he had a long way to come back, but then it was found out escaped with just a sprain. Spiller returned to limited practice on Thursday. Spiller will most likely be playing a limited...

Fred Jackson, C.J. Spiller questionable for Sunday

The Buffalo Bills have listed both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller as questionable for Sunday’s showdown with the Patriots. “I think they both have a chance, a legitimate chance,” said Bills head coach Chan Gailey. If neither Jackson or Spiller plays, Tashard Choice would likely get the start.  He could still play even if only Jackson or Spiller is active.

Week 4 NFL Preview: New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

Less than 24-hours before kickoff and so many unanswered questions remain. Is C.J. Spiller going to play? How affective will Fred Jackson be in his return back from a Week 1 injury? Are Rob Gronkowski and Logan Mankins even going to suit up for the Patriots? Is this a must win game for New England on the road? How will a struggling Patriots’ offensive line deal with Buffalo...

Week 4 NFL Picks Against the Spread

Week 4 is my favorite time to start laying down some big money wagers, as we have seen trends with teams and previous weeks have given teams time to fully jel together and get into full game mode. Let’s take a look at the Matchups in week 4 of the NFL and I will give you my predictions on who will cover the point spread. The New England Patriots lost a hard fought battle against...

NFL Week 4: Picks, predictions based on confidence

New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills: I haven’t jumped on the Ryan Fitzpatrick, C.J. Spiller and Buffalo Bills hype yet. Beating the Browns and crushing the Chiefs isn’t much to write home about. There is no doubt the Patriots defense need a lot of work and the team is having a hard time replacing TE Aaron Hernandez. There might be hope for the Bills this week but I honestly...

Bills vs Pats … shades of 2011?

Last year's celebratory shenanigans. Last year, right around this time, the Buffalo Bills pulled a stunt so unBillievable that the team’s lucky its fan base didn’t experience a collective heart attack. They beat the Patriots–in a true nail biter, I might add–for the first time since 2003. Let’s take a moment to relive that moment by clicking here. Ok, now that we...
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