C.J. Spiller Believes the New Orleans Saints are Super Bowl-Bound

New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller has a better chance of making the playoffs than he had with his former team, the Buffalo Bills. But Spiller took it a step further: He believes the Saints are Super Bowl-bound. While with the Bills—who finished a better-than-average 9-7 in 2014—Spiller had to deal with the AFC East-dominating New England Patriots. After signing...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Overrated: C.J. Spiller

One thing's for sure, the hype train has always been strong with this one. And deservedly so. A perpetual description of "incredible athlete on the brink of breaking out" was a yearly norm for C.J. Spiller. So much so, he's been heralded as such for the past 581 years. Alright, so maybe it's just four years, but still, in the NFL, that's an average career span right there. And after...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2015 Offensive Predictions

Waiting for the next football season can seem like a lifetime when you've got a lot of expectations. The Saints are making a lot of huge changes and the wait for August is getting longer and longer.Following the 2014 season, New Orleans had a solid offense despite a few performances that weren't up to par. With the signings and releases made on this side of the ball, let's take a...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL players poised to succeed with their new teams

Last week, I wrote an article discussing five players who are bound to disappoint with their new teams. While there certainly are disappointments every year, sometimes change brings out the best in players. Without further ado, let’s analyze five players who will succeed with their new teams. C.J. Spiller, New Orleans Saints Last month, Spiller signed a four-year deal with the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints face recent Super Bowl champions in preseason

If a preseason is supposed to test how good a team is going to be in the regular season, then the New Orleans Saints have their work cut out for them. The NFL has announced its preseason schedules for all 32 teams. The Saints may have one of the toughest four-game tilts of any of them. As Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reported, the Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots and Green Bay...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram on C.J. Spiller: “He’s a Special Player”

The New Orleans Saints’ running back duo of Mark Ingram and newly signed C.J. Spiller could be quite impressive this upcoming season. One person who is already impressed is Ingram himself. He had this to say about Spiller in an interview with ESPN. He’s a special player. He’s a game-breaker, can take it to the house no matter where he is on the field, punt return, kick return...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ Mark Ingram excited to play with C.J. Spiller

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports C.J. Spiller is a very talented running back that dealt with quite a few health injuries throughout his tenure with the Buffalo Bills, but now he is set to start a new chapter of his career with the New Orleans Saints. He is a major difference maker when he can stay healthy and on the field, and fellow running back Mark Ingram is excited to play alongside...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We’re not trading Drew Brees

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans are rumored to be interested in trading up for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.  But general manager Mickey Loomis said Monday that the team is not even considering life after quarterback Drew Brees. “Anybody who thinks we’re trading Drew Brees, that’s just not true,” Loomis told USA TODAY Sports. Brees turned 36 in...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 best NFL free agent signings from the first week

Free agency is always a tricky exercise where teams try to land established veterans that will greatly improve their team while juggling the balancing act of the salary cap with the competitive demands of the open market. Below are the ten signings that are equal parts fair value and immediate impact on the field. Below are some clear winners in free agency so far. 10. Nick Fairley...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Crazy Offseason Continues! Stills/Grubbs Gone. Browner/Spiller Enter.

The boys recap the Saints insane off season including Kenny Stills shipped to Miami Ben Grubbs sent to Kansas City Brandon Browner and CJ Spiller signed What moves still to be made? Are Saints better? Is Drew Brees safe? Cam Jordan trade in the works? Biggest, Most Important Draft ever? Bradley Warshauer of Black and Gold Review stops by to discuss his awesome feature on the Saints...
Via The Saints Nation
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blogger intel on C. J. Spiller and Dannell Ellerbe

Fortunately there is a Dolphins and Bills blog on the Bloguin Network so getting some very informed intel on the Saints two newest players was a direct message away. Many thanks to both for their content. I can’t promise the same comedy that I got on Max Unger but as you can see below I can offer good insight into players we don’t know much about. First I turned to Joe (@BuffaloWins...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

CJ Spiller signs with Saints

The New Orleans Saints continued to retool their offense on Thursday by signing former Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller. The Spiller signing, which was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, came shortly after the Saints traded wide receiver Kenny Stills to the Miami Dolphins. New Orleans also released running back Pierre Thomas on Thursday,...Read More
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Sign C.J. Spiller, Trade Kenny Stills to Dolphins

The New Orleans Saints continue to retool their roster, signing RB C.J. Spiller and trading away a young promising WR in Kenny Stills to the Miami Dolphins for Dannell Ellerbe and  3rd round draft pick.  This after trading away Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks for a 1st round pick and Max Unger.  New Orleans was able to re-sign Mark Ingram but released Pierre Thomas...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J Spiller Signs with New Orleans Saints

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, former Bills running back CJ Spiller has signed with the New Orleans Saints. Saints reached agreement with former Bills RB CJ Spiller. Saints backfield getting crowded: Spiller, Mark Ingram, Khiry Robinson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2015 After trading away Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills, the Saints are... The post C.J Spiller...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: C.J. Spiller to sign with Saints

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, former Bufffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller has agreed to join the New Orleans Saints. Saints reached agreement with former Bills RB CJ Spiller. Saints backfield getting crowded: Spiller, Mark Ingram, Khiry Robinson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2015   Spiller’s best statistical output came in 2012, where he tallied...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Headed to Meet with the New Orleans Saints

According to reports, free agent running back C.J. Spiller is headed to meet with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday. Bills free-agent RB C.J. Spiller is scheduled to meet Thursday in New Orleans with Saints, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2015 Immediately after the Buffalo Bills acquired LeSean McCoy, it was clear that they wouldn’t be bringing...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Drawing Interest from Multiple Teams

Former Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller ultimately found out his fate in Buffalo during live TV when he was a guest on Around the NFL last week. That was when the surprise of the year trade between Buffalo and Philadelphia went down that sent running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills. Now Spiller, who reportedly turned down an offer from Buffalo that would have paid him $4.5...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills expected to pursue LB David Harris

Rex Ryan was hired this past season by the Buffalo Bills to be their new head coach after Doug Marrone chose to leave the franchise, and he has already brought excitement to the organization. They acquired LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday and backed it up with a trade for quarterback Matt Cassel today. According to a report from Manish Mehta, the Bills are expected...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills upgrade backfield with LeSean McCoy and Matt Cassel

The Buffalo Bills’ front office have kept themselves very busy these last two days. The team sent shockwaves through the NFL as they made a blockbuster deal receiving LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles for Kiko Alonso. Matt Cassel After missing out on Josh McCown, the team went to its “Plan B” quarterback option in Matt Cassel. The team agreed to terms on a trade...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets could swoop up free agent RB C.J. Spiller

New York Jets fans were likely ticked off with the news LeSean McCoy’s headed to the Buffalo Bills. With an offense lacking playmakers, especially at running back, why weren’t they the ones landing the superstar? In a round about way, though, the Jets could get in on this deal. Spiller is eligible to become a UFA. I'm told potential suitors considering interest include the Cards...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Dolphins in the mix to land free agent running back C.J. Spiller

Miami Dolphins fans were understandably upset with the news LeSean McCoy’s headed to the Buffalo Bills. Anytime a division opponent gets better, it’s frustrating. But, could the Dolphins land a man directly affected by this trade? Spiller is eligible to become a UFA. I'm told potential suitors considering interest include the Cards, Jets, Dolphins & 49ers at this time. —...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills tell C.J. Spiller he won't be re-signed

As the news broke regarding the massive trade between the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles that sent LeSean McCoy to Western New York, Bills running back C.J. Spiller knew his fate was sealed. C.J. Spiller says on NFL Network the Bills called him and thanked him for his service with the team. — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) March 4, 2015   Spiller obviously was asked...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: C.J. Spiller, Dolphins, Eagles, & Jets

C.J. Spiller Josina Anderson spoke with a source with knowledge of C.J. Spiller‘s situation regarding the LeSean McCoy trade. “It was certainly surprising,” Anderson’s source said. “[The Bills] often indicated that they wanted [C.J. Spiller] back, but obviously they value Shady McCoy more than C.J.” Regarding how they think Spiller took the news: “He’s alright...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Jets, Dolphins, & 49ers Considered Potential Suitors For C.J. Spiller

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Cardinals, Jets, Dolphins, and 49ers are among the potential suitors for free agent RB C.J. Spiller. On Tuesday, the Bills called and thanked Spiller for his service in Buffalo and told him that they had acquired LeSean McCoy via a trade with the Eagles. “I hoped that I could return (to Buffalo),” ...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills Inform RB C.J. Spiller That He Won’t Be Re-Signed

Now that the Buffalo Bills look like they will be acquiring running back LeSean McCoy in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, Bills running back C.J. Spiller will indeed be allowed to test free agency next week. In fact, Spiller was called Tuesday afternoon by the Bills and told that he will not be re-signed. […] Bills Inform RB C.J. Spiller That He Won’t Be Re-Signed is a...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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