C.J. Spiller: Buffalo Bills RB Intriguing Buy-Low Target in Fantasy Football

November 18, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

C.J. Spiller’s failure to score a touchdown on Thursday night against the Miami Dolphins makes him an intriguing buy-low target for the stretch run in the fantasy football season. It’s kind of hard to buy low on a top-10 fantasy running back (ESPN standard scoring entering Week 11), but Spiller is a special case.
He has not run for 100 yards in a game since Week 2 or scored a touchdown since Week 6—making his fantasy production very yardage-dependent.
That’s a mark of a consistent fantasy running back.
Spiller was huge in the first three weeks of the season, gaining 308 rushing yards on 33 carries, adding 114 yards on seven catches and totaling four touchdowns.
Since then (seven games), he has rushed 76 times for 415 yards (5.5 avg) and one touchdown. He also grabbed 24 passes for 222 yards. The reason behind his lack of usage in that time (14.3 touches per game) was likely two-fold: the presence of Fred Jackson and Spiller’s injury his...

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