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Something odd is happening in Buffalo. No, not the nun facing grand larceny charges. This cuts deeper, and to the core of fantasy owners. But perhaps more importantly, it’s something that Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick called the “story of the day” following yesterday’s 21-9 loss to the Texans, and it’s something that head coach Chan Gailey said is a thing his offense should try to do on a more consistent basis.

We agree, Chan. Giving the ball to C.J. Spiller much, much more should be a thing.

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After injuring his shoulder during Buffalo’s 24-14 win over Cleveland, it was believed Bills RB CJ Spiller would miss at least a week. According to PFT Spiller’s shoulder is healing faster than expected and could return to practice later this week.

The Bills could be bolstered by the presence of both Fred Jackson and Spiller for the biggest game of the season thus far at home against New England. Spiller’s health should be monitored closely as it’s a pretty favorable match up for the breakout star of the 2012 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

That sound you heard a little while ago was a collective struggle for oxygen by C.J. Spiller owners. Or maybe it was just Devang Desai slamming the door shut while crawling into the nearest freezer.

Spiller fell awkwardly on his shoulder in the second quarter of Buffalo’s game this afternoon against the Browns, and after being examined on the sideline the Bills announced that he won’t return. Although he had been quiet on the ground with only four carries for 16 yards, Spiller contributed to his team’s 14-7 first-half lead with a 32-yard touchdown reception.

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Ed. Note: Devang is a massive Bills fan, so as a form of self-cleansing I’ve asked him to cry into his keyboard every week.

No, this wasn’t a dream.

After last week’s implosion in New York your normally cynical Bills fan was in a special state of self loathing. Looking back the whole ‘we can’t have nice things’ line near the end of my column last Sunday was a little much, but I truly believe that’s how it works when it comes to cheering for the team that plays at Orchard Park.

For fans like myself – not from Buffalo, no family there etc. – complaining about the Bills isn’t well received. You have a choice they say. You don’t have to follow a team that makes you feel shitty more often than not. Blasphemy. It’s days like this that make it all worth it. For the next week my fellow Bills fans and I will be on cloud nine until something awful happens in Cleveland – I assume only bad things are allowed to happen there.

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When the Bills last played a playoff game, Fred Jackson was 19 years old.  Yeah, this dude’s old.

But his legs are actually sort of young, since at 31 years young he’s still never had a 250-carry season. Tell that to his bones and muscles, though, which continue to bend awkwardly after bad hits.

Jackson was the league’s leading rusher last year when his season ended early after a broken bone in his right leg, yet he still had 934 rushing yards over 10 games. So when he suffered a knee injury today in the second quarter of Buffalo’s game against the Jets — a game in which the Bills were trailing by three touchdowns at the time — Bills fans immediately began to do what they do best: despise their existence.

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