Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Living in Jacksonville, Florida, I knew about C.J. Spiller in high school. I knew about him long before his days at Clemson, I knew about the size, the speed, the agility and the Heisman aspirations in college before he made the move to the pros.And when Buffalo pulled the trigger in the 2010 Draft and his name was called with the ninth pick, one ahead of my Jacksonville Jaguars, it felt like karma.In 1998, the Jaguars selected Fred Taylor with the ninth overall pick, a pick that was originally Buffalo’s, but was traded away for quarterback Rob Johnson.What was the Jaguars' loss in 2010 has been the Bills' gain and a solid one at that.To say Spiller is coming into his own in the NFL is a gross understatement. But there is still a learning curve he must continue to adjust to.While fantasy football owners will salivate at the chance to scoop up the former Clemson great, there are still reasons to avoid him as their top pick.Buffalo is a team in transition with new management and a new...
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