Originally written on Fantasy Sports Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/15/14

Heading into his fourth season CJ Spiller finally resides atop the Buffalo Bills’ depth chart. Make no mistake, Fred Jackson has been an effective contributor for the Bills when healthy, but his presence has kept Spiller from reaching his true fantasy potential. With Chan Gailey ousted the expectation is that Doug Marrone is ready to unleash Spiller. For reasons that many had trouble comprehending, Gailey tended to avoid giving Spiller the ball despite the young back’s success. Although Doug Marrone does not have a great track record of success with the run game at the NFL or the collegiate level, he does have a proven tendency to hand the workload to a primary ball carrier. These will be welcome words for Spiller enthusiasts who watched a frustrating split between Fred Jackson and Spiller, with the former receiving the bulk of the late game work. Moreover, Marrone has shown a tendency to understand the skillset of each of his backs – he worked with Reggie Bush in New Orleans during his most productive seasons as a Saint...

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