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Topic: FB Update: C.J. Spiller released hours before season opener
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FB Update: C.J. Spiller released hours before season opener


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:50 PM
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C.J. Spiller released hours before season opener

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Released, signed and released all within a week?***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:54 PM
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seems really dumb, does it not?***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:44 PM
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I can't take it anymore - snip snap snip snap


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:55 PM
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He signs, he's cut, he signs he's cut. I just want him to have one solid year before calling it quits.


I think you hit it on the head.

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Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:58 PM
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Exactly - I was too lazy to look this one up TU - you***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 4:44 PM
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Re: FB Update: C.J. Spiller released hours before season opener


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:55 PM
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Hello Texans, got a running back for you.


Re: FB Update: C.J. Spiller released hours before season opener


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:59 PM
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foreman looks like a beast though..


It's time for him to come home to Clemson***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:04 PM
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Re: It's time for him to come home to Clemson***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:55 PM
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Exactly!!!


Why don't you just screw with the dude - sheesh!


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:39 PM
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nm


Always alone in the Endzone. Where you at Feaster?***


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 3:47 PM
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The Classless City Chiefs ---


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 4:09 PM
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Its all about money that they have or don't have to pay certain players. Just a classless way to do things. So what is Spiller now...a part-time player for the Chiefs?? Come on!!

I not sure what Spiller wants to do now at this point of his career...but I hate to say it... if he wants to still play full time...once again he needs to find a new team who wants and needs him full time if he wants to play full time.

Good luck CJ....you deserve all the happiness.


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Posted: Sep 7, 2017 4:14 PM
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I wonder how the pay structure in his contract changes if he is resigned after week one? Other than the full guaranteed amount, I mean. Any contract experts here?


I reckon it's a full season salary guarantee versus


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 4:33 PM
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pro-rata per game afterwards.


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Posted: Sep 7, 2017 4:27 PM
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Here’s why the Chiefs released C.J. Spiller again before kickoff against Patriots
BY TEREZ A. PAYLOR
tpaylor@kcstar.com
SEPTEMBER 07, 2017 2:00 PM

With Thursday night’s season-opening kickoff fast approaching, the Chiefs released running back CJ Spiller and offensive lineman Jordan Devey.

For Spiller, 30, it was the second time in less than a week that he found himself released by the Chiefs.

The unexpected move left the Chiefs with just two running backs — rookie Kareem Hunt and veteran Charcandrick West — on their active roster for Thursday night’s game at the New England Patriots.

Here’s why the move happened: As veterans, Spiller and Devey’s contracts would become guaranteed for the entire season if they were on the 53-man roster for the Chiefs’ first game. The Chiefs could conceivably re-sign both players on Friday for the same deals, non-guaranteed.


A different procedure was at play the first time the Chiefs cut Spiller this preseason (last weekend). Cornerback Steven Nelson is nursing a core-muscle injury that includes a 6- to 8-week timetable for recovery, meaning he won’t miss the season but wouldn’t be included on the active roster, either. Players can only be placed on injured reserve with a designation to return if they make the 53-man roster at the end of the preseason, and Spiller’s release created a spot for Nelson.

The Chiefs have two running backs stashed on their practice squad: the newly acquired Akeem Hunt, formerly of the Texans, and Devine Redding. But neither were expected to be activated for Thursday night’s game.


C J ... the most electric player I've seen at Clemson in 58 years AND


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 6:38 PM
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"One" of the very best RB's I've ever seen anywhere or any time...imho.

Sad to see him wasted at Buffulo with no great Olines & his nagging injury issues.

He's resilient & lijed by many and a fav of DaBO 4Sure so no future problems..and certainly has $.

To All CLEMSON TiGERS..Sending you Bright Light from the Carolina Coast and hoping you get to witness a huge Orange sunset tonight. Go Tigers!


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Posted: Sep 8, 2017 12:42 AM
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Thanks. Hopefully Hunt's performance doesn't alter what seems like the Chiefs original intent to sign CJ after tonight's game.


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Posted: Sep 7, 2017 8:00 PM
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This is beyond stupid. I've never pulled for the Chiefs and now have even more reasons not to.


C.J. - I think you need a new agent...***

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Posted: Sep 7, 2017 10:34 PM
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Love Spiller but Andy made the right choice. Hunt is having a


Posted: Sep 7, 2017 11:57 PM
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Killer game against the Pats


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