Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
BY DAN BEGNOCHEAfter watching C.J. Spiller average 6 yards a carry last season, Buffalo Bills fans hope the electric tailback's touches skyrocket this year.Spiller would just be content with busting the team's playoff drought. (photo: Matt Britt, Flickr)The fourth-year back broke out in 2012 for more than 1,200 yards despite his meager 207 attempts. While fellow running backs Fred Jackson and Tashard Choice were proficient from a pure statistical standpoint in his absence, both came up short in the big-play categories that made Spiller's season remarkable.Spiller had 21 total plays that went for 20 yards or more last season — 12 of those were on the ground (second only to Adrian Peterson) and nine were in the air (most of any running back). According to Pro Football Focus, he had the third-most YAC yards among running backs, and he managed 3.6 yards on the ground after contact.So why not push the chips in the middle and give him the ball 350 times this season?Spiller had the answer ...
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