Bills admit missed evaluation in drafting C.J Spiller


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Pos: RB   Height: 5-11   Weight: 195   Hometown: Lake Butler, FL (Union County HS)  
Years Played: 2006 - 2009

From Rochester Democrat and Chronicle:

Bills Coach Chan Gailey admits the Bills missed on their evaluation of Fred Jackson, leading to the drafting of C.J. SpillerC.J. Spiller
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in 2010.


"I don't think anybody foresaw how good Fred Jackson was going to be," said Gailey, reflecting on the 2010 draft. "When we drafted (Spiller), we thought there would eventually be a need there that has not shown itself to be. It's not his fault. Fred Jackson's playing extremely well right now. How do you take him out of the ball game? Receiver is not his natural position, so we'll just have to see how it works as time goes on. It may be one of those things where this year he doesn't get as involved as we all would maybe have thought he might. That's the way it is."


"I'm playing behind a great player in front of me, and I'm trying to soak up as much as I can from him," said Spiller, who is backing up Fred Jackson, the NFL's leading rusher with 917 yards. "Sooner or later my opportunity is going to come and I'll be ready. I'm not discouraged and I'm not going to stop working. I'm going to continue to be prepared and be ready to go."


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B-Meist®
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adamstill
spacer Oakland uses two backs fairly well when both are healthy.***
aerozeptallica
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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer You hit the nail on the head. Gailey is a joke. He was a
bootiehooker®
spacer No...actually he did a good job in a bad situation at GT...
CM Shack
spacer Re: You hit the nail on the head. Gailey is a joke. He was a
Litefoot®
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Dugatiger®
spacer C. J. is still a class act!***
ima90tiger
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albertk
spacer No way Jackson is better then Spiller. They need to find a
ClemsonJDMJr
spacer Umm, Fred Jackson is leading the entire NFL in rushing
T22Bone22
spacer No, CJ is the best player ever in the entire history
CharlestonTom®
spacer 32 NFL staffs would take Jackson over Spiller...***
CM Shack
spacer Well - that was certainly a misleading headline-
clover65®
spacer the weekly world news called and wants it headline writers
tigerinkvillenc
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Ga Tyger
spacer Top 10 talent? At what position? And Gailey is VERY
CM Shack
spacer Wow well that's the first time the bills have screwed up huh***
ragtop
spacer Then do everybody a favor, and trade him!!!
WillardTFrog®
spacer Re: Then do everybody a favor, and trade him!!!
WillardTFrog®
spacer Re: Then do everybody a favor, and trade him!!!
icebucket
spacer Yes***
WillardTFrog®
spacer Re: Then do everybody a favor, and trade him!!!
Dugatiger®
spacer Send that young man elsewhere where his talents can flourish
WolfMan2
spacer If I was Buffalo's GM and/or owner
orngpurple®
spacer Who is writing these headlines lately?***
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spacer Truthfully...It was a bad pick on their part...They needed a
CM Shack
spacer I could see the Patriots grabbing Spiller within 2 years
gat1ger
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Dugatiger®
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