The Buffalo Bills surprised everyone in the National Football League when they took running back CJ Spiller in the first round of this past April’s NFL Draft.
With training camp soon approaching one of the big question is how will the Bills use Spiller.
In regards to the running game we will probably see Spiller on the field with fellow running backs Fred Jackson or Marshawn Lynch with one of them being faked a hand off with the other one getting the hand off.
In regards to the passing game you will probably see Spiller with Lynch or Jackson start in the back field of a formation with one of them being motioned out of the backfield to create a mismatch.
In the end, we should see a lot of creativity from the offense this year.
National Football League teams for a long time have been against players riding motorcycles.
A stark reminder why that is came this past weekend.
New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka was riding motor cycles with his brother five days ago when his brother was critically injured, according to Pro Football Talk.
Kiwanuka’s brother will make it as he has been upgraded to stable condition, but the memory of incidents like these will remain on.
The two other most glaring examples came when Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger crashed his motorcycle when not wearing a helmet and then Cleveland Browns tight end Kellen Winslow crashed his and tore his anterior cruciate ligament.
For whatever reason football players think that they are superman just because they run around with a helmet and crash into people six months a year.
Since players cannot get that into their thick heads some teams have written into contracts that they aren’t allowed to ride motorcycles.
In the end, when players stop acting like idiots off the field they will be allowed to ride them again, bit until then stay off!
Many National Football League writers are predicting that the sky will fall down on the Buffalo Bills in 2010 as they will go 3-13, or as in a article on Rotoworld 1-15.
I hate to break it to them, but the Bills sky isn’t falling.
It amazes me that people are blatantly ignoring that the Bills have gone 7-9, 7-9, and 6-10 over the last three seasons that were injury plagued.
Lets face it the only reason why that people are making these type of predictions is that Bills have the same three quarterbacks as last year.
However, people are forgetting Chan Gailey’s history as an offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelets, Miami Dolphins, and Kansas City Chiefs have gotten the quarterbacks of the likes of Kordell Stewart, Mike Tomczak, Neil O’Donnell, and Tyler Thigpen to look like franchise quarterbacks.
Now, you mean to tell me that Gailey couldn’t make Edwards look like an MVP when he already looked like one at the start of the 2008 season in an inferior coached offense?
In the end, the Bills will surprise a lot of people.