FOXBORO, Mass — C.J. Spiller has moves that few in the NFL could even come close to imitating. His speed is deadly, and his agility is almost incomparable. Almost.
While the Bills running back is a rare breed, given his deadly speed and incomparable agility, there is another player, in the same division even, who possesses those same weapons in his arsenal.
Reggie Bush has been causing problems for NFL defenses for seven seasons now and, like a fine wine, the back continues to become more elegant with age. That is where the comparisons to Spiller, and the concerns of Patriots’ coach Bill Belichick, begin.
“Absolutely, he’s a dynamic player. I think you have to know wherever he is when he’s on the field,” Belichick said of Bush. “He could be in the backfield, they could hand him the ball, they could throw him the ball and he can get it in a lot of different ways.
“It’s similar to Spiller, that type of player, very hard to match up with in coverage. He’s a tough guy to defend. You hav...