Bills Insider Report: RB C.J. Spiller
The boom-or-bust career of RB C.J. Spiller could take a big turn in the coming offseason since the 27-year-old approaches free agency. With the help of Ryan Talbot (publisher of Scout.com’s Buffalo Football Report), I provide an INSIDER REPORT on the Bills’ speedy runner.
Few running backs have haunted fantasy owners more than C.J. Spiller. His talent has flashed, but everything from being buried on the depth chart to durability issues to poor coaching have kept his stock from soaring. Unfortunately, this season was no different. In the worst statistical year of his career, Spiller closed out the last two weeks of 2014 by rushing for 13 yards on nine carries and catching five balls for 16 yards. At 27 years old and headed to free agency, the Pro Bowler may be looking to land outside of Western New York.
As Bills expert Ryan Talbot noted, Spiller’s production plummeted in the wake of head coach Chan Gailey’s firing. Looking like a “superstar” and a “fantasy football stud” at the close of the 2012 season…