C.J. Spiller Continuing Historic Pace
Hometown: Lake Butler,
FL (Union County HS)
Years Played: 2006 - 2009
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While Buffalo Bills running back C.J. SpillerC.J. Spiller
Pro Running Back
#28 5-11, 195
Lake Butler, FL
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Spiller's big Week 1 has propelled him into the stratosphere in yards per rushing attempt. He finished the game against the New York Jets with over 12 yards per carry and has maintained a blistering 7.55 yards per attempt throughout the season on 60 carries. Only two running backs in NFL history have had more than 60 attempts and maintained a per-rush average better than 7.6 - and the last one was during the first Eisenhower administration.
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