Found November 23, 2011 on Billboard:
Bills running back C.J. Spiller is eager to see more time at his natural position, running back, this week against the New York Jets. Spiller has been playing mostly at wide receiver the past month, but now must assume the No. 1 running back job with the injury to Fred Jackson. Said Spiller: "I’ve been away from home. That’s kind of how I look at it. But it definitely feels good to start getting more running back reps … just getting into that mode, that mindset." Spiller knows it will not be easy to run on the Jets. "Any time you play a Rex Ryan defense there’s no dancing around," he said. "Them guys, they fly around, a lot of bodies moving. You’ve got to hit it as north and south as fast as poss as you can. Whenever you see it you’ve got to get it. That’s typical NFL because those holes close quickly, especially against a good defense. You cant take nothing against these guys. It’s a great defense." Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on the loss of Jackson:...

C.J. Spiller Needs to Show His Worth for Bills

Running back C.J. Spiller was selected by the Buffalo Bills 9th overall in the 2010 NFL draft and while this left many fans' scratching their heads it was an exciting move for the organization, or was it? C.J. Spiller from the University of Clemson was a highly touted NFL prospect ranked the number one overall running back in the draft class. Spiller has scored a touchdown...

Bills RB Spiller to assume lead role vs. Jets

The Buffalo Bills are prepared to let C.J. Spiller be the team's lead running back for the rest of the season. With stud rusher Fred Jackson sidelined with a fractured fibula, Spiller will assume the role for the slumping Bills (5-5) when they face the New York Jets on Sunday. "You want to let C.J. go in and do what he does best and give him an opportunity to make plays...

It’s time for C.J. Spiller to step up for the Buffalo Bills

With Fred Jackson out for the season, 2nd year RB C.J. Spiller will be the new featured back in the offense the last six weeks of the year.  Spiller has played in 10 games (5 starts) for the Bills so far this year and he has carried the ball 21 times for 115 yards (5.5 ypc) with 1 TD run.  He has also caught 15 passes for 82 yards (5.5 avg) so far this year for the Bills.  Spiller...

Little to change w/C.J. as lead

With C.J. Spiller now the lead back in the wake of Fred Jackson’s move to I-R many wonder how the Bills offense might change to better suit Spiller’s skill set, which includes more speed out of the backfield than was provided by Jackson. Head coach Chan Gailey indicated that not a whole lot will be different. “It changes a little bit,” said Gailey. ”You’ve got 10 other...

With Jackson out, Spiller ready to step it up

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller has more experience at waiting his turn than he ever wanted. "I guess...

Bills' Spiller, Broncos' Decker among Week 12 X-factors

C.J. Spiller, starting in place of Fred Jackson, will need to come up big for the Bills to have a chance at beating the Jets.What other players will have key roles in Week 12? Bucky Brooks points 'em out.

CJ Spiller: Another Man Up?

With the news that Fred Jackson won’t be ready to play this weekend, it thrusts 2010 first round Bills draft pick into the spotlight. Most scouts rated Spiller the best running back in the 2010 draft. Buffalo took Spiller with the No. 9 overall pick ahead of other tailbacks such as Ryan Mathews, Jahvid Best and Ben Tate. [...] Now, Spiller will be a primary option for the...

Jets vs. Bills: 12 Pack Of Predictions

The 12 Pack needs a few wins as bad as the New York Jets do… 1. C.J. Spiller is going to put together his best game as a professional, finishing with over 100 yards of total offense and a touchdown. He will turn at least one screen pass into a big play. 2. LaDainian Tomlinson will be inactive. Joe McKnight will see extended work for the second week in a row and have an offensive...

Buffalo may turn to Spiller with Jackson out for season

After steeling themselves for Fred Jackson’s power, the Jets now have to worry about C.J. Spiller’s speed instead. Gang Green’s defensive focus against the Bills this weekend took an abrupt turn yesterday when Buffalo put Jackson on injured reserve, ending what had been an MVP-worthy season...

Transcript: DC Mike Pettine 11/23

On the challenges C.J. Spiller poses compared to Fred Jackson… We have to make some adjustments in some of our matchup stuff because you are essentially now taking a wide receiver, a player with wide receiver ability and putting him in the backfield, so you can’t really play him (the same way) at times.  That’s the one advantage it gives them is that he’s both, so we have...

The Shark’s Fantasy Football Week 12 Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em

So, no Peterson, McFadden, Cutler, Schaub and a host of others, how is this hurting you? Well, don't panic, and read up and enjoy the article! Good luck to all and Happy Thanksgiving from "The Shark" Related posts: The Sharks Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em The Sharks Fantasy Football Week 6 Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em The Sharks Fantasy Football Week 3...
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