2010 NFL Draft: C.J. Spiller Will Tumble If Buffalo Bills Pass on Him

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I recently wrote my NFL Mock Draft for 2010, which to date has had over 8,000 reads.
In that mock, I had HB C.J. Spiller of Clemson tumbling to Philadelphia.
Spiller, however, appears to be the best running back in this year's draft, so it makes people wonder how I could have Spiller tumble that far.
Part of the problem is that the 2010 draft is deep, which means there will be good value picks likely into the third round and possibly beyond.
I have pass rushers and tackles going early.
The fact has been that NFL clubs don't value a great running back anymore. The halfback has been relegated to an option for the quarterback, and typically NFL teams now carry two running backs instead of only one.
There are a few teams that could take Spiller for a one-two punch in the backfield. Buffalo and Jacksonville jump out as possibilities because the respective head coaches have run-oriented offenses.
Okay, I'll throw in the Oakland Raiders as a possibility t...

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