It’s not the way Bills fans wanted to see
C.J. Spillerget more of the workload in Buffalo’s ground game, but with Fred Jacksonout for the rest of the season with a grade two sprain of the MCL in his right knee, Spiller is going to be busy over the Bills final three regular season games.
“We’re going to get the opportunity here in the next few weeks for him to get it a lot and we won’t have what I term two great backs,” said head coach Chan Gailey knowing Jackson is lost for the rest of the season. “I think Tashard (Choice) is a very good back, but to me he’s not in Fred’s category. So there won’t be a lot of sharing of duties. C.J. will have to take a big part of the load now.”
That’s fine by Spiller coming off a game in which he had eight opportunities with the football in Sunday’s loss to St. Louis.
“(I’m) just eager to try to see what I can do to try to help us win because mathematically we think there’s still a chance that an 8-8 team can get to the playoffs and we want to be that 8-8 team,” said Spiller. “There are three games left and it’s pretty much backs against the wall and we pretty much need to see if we can step up and make the plays.”
We better make sure we keep the paramedics around in case he collapses from being "winded" and from exhaustion from the increased workload. Chan the Man better keep a close eye on his personal safety.