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Finding Playmakers at ILB - Draft Science 2015 part 3

In Part three of this year’s Draft Science, I am diving into the Inside Linebackers. Most analysts will dwell on the edge linebackers, but you need playmakers in the middle too. As the NFL drifts more toward being a “passing league”, two things happen. First, Inside linebackers become more valuable if they can stay on the field on passing downs. Secondly, change of direction...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Bills possibly trying to bring back veteran LB, sign veteran WR

The Buffalo Bills have been one of the NFL’s most active teams in free agency. They still might not be done. What's left for #Bills in 2nd/3rd phases of FA market? "Maybe get a vet WR," GM Doug Whaley says. "Hopefully get Brandon Spikes back." — Vic Carucci (@viccarucci) March 27, 2015 Spikes played in all 16 games for the Bills last year, racking up 32 tackles and a sack...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Should Kick the Tires on Free Agent ILB Brandon Spikes

The Green Bay Packers generally don’t jump into the first wave of NFL Free Agency, but once things slow down, general manager Ted Thompson starts to take a more active interest in the market. With that in mind, the Packers have some needs that need to be addressed and one of the biggest is at inside linebacker. Now, don’t get wrong, the Packers don’t have a huge hole there...
Via The Packers Guru
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Florida Star Brandon Spikes Tweets Photo Of Title Rings, Calls Playing For Gators “Best Decision” Of His Life

Today is college football’s National Signing Day, which means that two things are happening. One – the nation’s top recruits are deciding where to spend the next four years of their lives. Two – former players are reminiscing about the decisions they made. Former Florida star Brandon Spikes, who now plays for the Buffalo Bills in the NFL, is looking back quite fondly. Spikes...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes Makes Good On Twitter Bet, Gives Fan Pats-Bills Tickets

Brandon Spikes knows that a bet’s a bet. The Buffalo Bills linebacker and former Patriot made a bet with a New England fan Matt Afonso on Twitter back in March that UConn would lose in the third round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Spikes offered the fan four tickets to Sunday’s matchup between the Patriots and Bills at Gillette Stadium...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes: Bills ‘gonna shock the world’ this year

Permanently stationed at or near the bottom of the AFC East, the Buffalo Bills own the NFL's longest playoff drought -- 15 years and counting. That's about to change. So says Brandon Spikes, anyway. "I think we're gonna shock the world this season ... I'm all in," Spikes told reporters on Monday. Defecting from the rival Patriots, the veteran linebacker was Buffalo's biggest...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Brandon Spikes’ departure, backfield needs, and free agency

Is Brandon Spikes really leaving New England? That and more as free agency opens up in this week’s mailbag. Why is it such a given that Brandon Spikes is leaving New England? I get that he’s a little off the reservation and doesn’t perfectly fit the Patriot mold, but he still has a lot to offer. Did the relationship between Spikes and the team completely fall apart? –Tom...
Via cover32 - Patriots
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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