C.J. Spiller Shockingly Named Starting Running Back Over Two Veterans

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Buffalo Bills Head Coach Chan Gailey has done what so many NFL experts have been expecting him to do and that is to name running back C.J. Spiller as his starter in the 2010 season opener against the Miami Dolphins.
In the 2010 NFL draft nobody actually thought that the Bills would pick Spiller with the No. 9 overall pick in the draft since they already had two solid running backs on their roster with Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson.
But Gailey wanted his running back of the future and it was obvious that the Bills' offense needed a big-time playmaker and the explosive Spiller is just that.
After struggling a bit in his first preseason game, Spiller lit up defenses in every game thereafter.
Questions still are abound with the Bills' depth chart at running back and Lynch's name keeps coming up in trade rumors, but none of those rumors have materialized.
If the Bills do plan to play through the 2010 season with all three running backs, then look for them to run a...

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