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Jets | C.J. Spiller now a free agent

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:58:43 -0800

The New York Jets waived RB C.J. Spiller Tuesday, Dec. 6, and he cleared waivers Wednesday, Dec. 7, to become an unrestricted free agent.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

Jets | New York waives two players

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:23:30 -0800

New York Jets RB C.J. Spiller and WR Jeremy Ross were waived Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Jets | C.J. Spiller playing in Week 9

Sun, 06 Nov 2016 09:22:09 -0800

New York Jets RB C.J. Spiller is officially active for the team's Week 9 game.

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Jets | C.J. Spiller's status uncertain

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:24:24 -0700

New York Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said he believes RB C.J. Spiller can contribute in the near future but is not sure if he will be able to play in Week 9.

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Jets | New York to sign C.J. Spiller, release Knile Davis

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:11:14 -0700

Free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Seahawks) is finalizing a deal with the New York Jets, who will subsequently release RB Knile Davis.

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Seahawks | C.J. Spiller released

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:38:22 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB C.J. Spiller was released Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Fantasy Tip: C.J. Prosise is healthy now, so there was no reason to keep Spiller. Christine Michael is still the main man, though. Prosise should be kept on fantasy benches for the time being.

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Seahawks | Seattle inactives for Week 7

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:44:24 -0700

Seattle Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin), DT Quinton Jefferson (thumb, knee), OG Rees Odhiambo, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (ankle), RB Thomas Rawls (leg), RB C.J. Spiller and TE Luke Willson (knee) are inactive for the Week 7 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Seahawks | C.J. Spiller debuts with touchdown

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 18:33:34 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB C.J. Spiller ran twice for 12 yards in the Week 4 game against the New York Jets and he added two catches for five yards and a touchdown on three targets in his team debut.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller might not see much of a role once Thomas Rawls is able to return, but he might be worth a look in deeper fantasy leagues for depth at the running back position. He appears to already be counted on as the backup to Christine Michael, and he has always had good hands out of the backfield.

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Seahawks | C.J. Spiller still effective as receiver

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:03:17 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB C.J. Spiller averaged just 3.11 yards per carry last season, but he caught 34 of his 42 targets and averaged 7.03 yards per catch.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller's role with Seattle remains unclear, but he could carve out a role as the team's third-down back. He could be worth stashing in deeper PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Sheil Kapadia

Seahawks | C.J. Spiller joins Seattle backfield

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:56:12 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Saints) Wednesday, Sept. 28, according to a source. The deal is for one year.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller has plenty of speed in the open field, but Spiller has yet to reach his potential in previous stops in Buffalo and New Orleans. If he can stay healthy, he could emerge as a useful fantasy option in Seattle, but he isn't worth rostering just yet.

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Jets | C.J. Spiller will work out for New York

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:48:05 -0700

Free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Saints) will work out for the New York Jets Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Fantasy Tip: It's an interesting idea since Bilal Powell already has a good hold on what would be the same role as Spiller has had, not to mention Matt Forte as the featured back. Spiller remains off the fantasy radar for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Packers | C.J. Spiller visiting Green Bay

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:28:07 -0700

Free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Saints) is visiting the Green Bay Packers Tuesday, Sept. 20, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller would still be behind Eddie Lacy and James Starks if he were to sign with the Packers. Keep an eye on him in deep PPR leagues, but he can remain on waivers otherwise.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Caplan

Redskins | Washington not looking at C.J. Spiller

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:10:07 -0700

Free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Saints) is not receiving interest from the Washington Redskins, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller should be able to find a job at some point this season but likely will have limited fantasy value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - JP Finlay

NFL | C.J. Spiller may have to wait

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:17:20 -0700

Free-agent RB C.J. Spiller (Saints) may have to wait to sign with a team because there aren't many running back spots open. Teams have openings for special teams. Spiller's salary for 2016 is being paid by the New Orleans Saints, which means he's likely to make the minimum with a new team.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller can still be a PPR asset in the right system. Keep tabs on him as the season progresses.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Saints | C.J. Spiller released

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:27:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller was released Tuesday, Sept. 13. He is fully healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller appeared to be in line for a third-down role in New Orleans but was supplanted by Travaris Cadet. Cadet should be picked up in PPR leagues for those who need running back depth.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Rand Getlin

Saints | C.J. Spiller a healthy scratch in Week 1

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:06:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller was a healthy scratch in Week 1, according to head coach Sean Payton, who also stated RB Travaris Cadet was going to have a bigger role on offense and rookie Daniel Lasco was going to contribute more on special teams.

Fantasy Tip: The hope Spiller owners had following the Saints' encouraging use of him in the third preseason game appears to have been for naught. Tim Hightower operated as Mark Ingram's direct backup like he did last season, while Cadet had four touches - including three catches for 14 yards and a score - in what was expected to be Spiller's role. With Cadet and Lasco almost certainly locked into their roles, it is quite likely Spiller will be a healthy scratch most of the season and could be cut in the offseason.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller inactive

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 09:40:53 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has been declared inactive for the team's Week 1 game.

Fantasy Tip: Tim Hightower will serve as the backup running back for the Saints in Week 1, but Mark Ingram should receive most of the snaps at the position. Ingram is the only Saints running back that has fantasy value and should be considered a No. 1 or No. 2 back in all leagues.

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Saints | Week 1 New Orleans inactives

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:45:44 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have declared RB C.J. Spiller, TE Chris Manhertz, LB Dannell Ellerbe, OG Landon Turner, DE Obum Gwacham, CB Sterling Moore, WR Tommylee Lewis inactive for Week 1.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller not popping in preseason

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:53:09 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller hasn't had a lot of flash plays in the preseason, and he also fumbled in the fourth quarter of the preseason game against the Houston Texans.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller hasn't come close to the impact he had when he was a standout at Clemson. Sure, early in his career in Buffalo he had a few notable games, but he has settled into a reserve role in the NFL and he is only worth rostering in fantasy leagues as a depth player at this point until he proves otherwise.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | C.J. Spiller's reps limited

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:41:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had his repetitions reduced in practice Friday, July 29, which head coach Sean Payton said they will do with several veterans in training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller doesn't figure to run the ball much, but they'll use him in the passing game. He's an RB4 option in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | New Orleans backfield taking shape

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:45:13 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram is the lead running back for the Saints, while RB Tim Hightower appears to be the backup, according to Larry Holder of The New Orleans Times-Picayune. RB C.J. Spiller holds the No. 3 spot.

Fantasy Tip: Hightower proved his worth later on last season in New Orleans when Ingram was sidelined. Ingram is still an RB1 when healthy, though. Spiller is a mid-round option in PPR leagues, while Hightower is a late-round handcuff consideration for Ingram in standard formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | Coach talks C.J. Spiller

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:58:56 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller's "health and movement skills" were noticeably different, and he was a pleasant surprise during organized team activities, head coach Sean Payton said.

"He worked his butt off in the offseason to get the strength back in that knee. That's been really encouraging."

Fantasy Tip: Spiller never got on track following his knee surgery last August, and he was one of the most notable busts in fantasy last season. Otherwise, not much has changed, so some of the optimism accompanying a year ago should carry over. Spiller is worth a late-round grab in all fantasy formats with a better chance to become a weekly starter in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | C.J. Spiller believes he fits offense

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 16:11:59 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller said his skill set is built for the Saints' offense, and he believes he can flourish now that he is 100% healthy.

Fantasy Tip: While it remains to be seen if injuries were the main reason for his disappointing 2015 season, Spiller is worth grabbing in the later rounds as a potential bounceback candidate, especially in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Advocate - Joel A. Erickson

Saints | Surgery hindered C.J. Spiller

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 11:15:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller (knee) said knee surgery during training camp last season played a big role in his disappointing season. Spiller said he wasn't able to cut and stop like he normally would and he lacked the explosion that he's known for. Spiller said last season is behind him now and that the road to recovery is looking bright.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller was one of the more underwhelming players from a fantasy perspective last year. Mark Ingram will still garner the majority of carries out of the backfield, but Spiller shouldn't be overlooked. If he can stay healthy, he can attain at least RB4 status in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Advocate - Joel A. Erickson

Saints | C.J. Spiller looks better

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:38:09 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller's (knee) health and movement skills are noticeably different so far this offseason, according to head coach Sean Payton. "He worked his butt off in the offseason to get the strength back in that leg he [injured]," Payton said. "That's been real encouraging."

Fantasy Tip: Poor health nagged Spiller all of last season, resulting in a disappointing inaugural campaign with the Saints. Looking better is encouraging, but he still has some proving and rebounding to do. Draft him as no more than a low-end RB4 in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Katherine Terrell

Saints | C.J. Spiller should improve

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:43:02 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller is expected to have more opportunities next season to be successful again, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. Loomis said he believes the "real C.J. Spiller" will be back next season and blamed a lack of good health for Spiller's 2015 hardships. It was originally speculated that Spiller could be cut this offseason after a dismal first season with New Orleans, but the Saints would save little in cutting him.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller is up there with some of the more disappointing players from last season. He was supposed to be the next Reggie Bush out of the Saints' backfield, but laid a goose egg. Mark Ingram is still the running back to own from the Saints, but Spiller could be an undervalued PPR sleeper.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Evan Woodbery

Saints | C.J. Spiller expected to rebound

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 21:04:35 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had a down year in 2015, but general manager Mickey Loomis attributed Spiller's lack of production to injuries and expects a rebound in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller could be a nice sleeper in 2016 after fantasy owners from last year have a bad taste in their mouth, and others are turned off by just looking at his statistics alone. When healthy he is an explosive player, and he could pay big dividends on draft day, especially for those in leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Alex Marvez

Saints | C.J. Spiller sticking in New Orleans?

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:32:03 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller will likely remain on the roster, at least into training camp, according to ESPN.com's Mike Triplett. Spiller will count more against the cap if he is cut before June 1.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller was a huge disappointment in his first year with the Saints, and if he remains with the team in 2016, he would be nothing more than a late-round lottery ticket for fantasy owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | C.J. Spiller done in New Orleans?

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:12:11 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had a career-low 36 carries for 112 yards and 34 catches for 239 yards and two touchdowns in 13 games this year for the Saints, and he lacked burst in the open field. He signed a four-year, $16 million deal with $9 million guaranteed last offseason, and the Saints could save $3.25 million against the salary cap by cutting him before June 1.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller was a fantasy draft darling this fall, but he never panned out in the Saints offense and never seemed to be in the good graces of Sean Payton. A lot will depend on whether the New Orleans coaching staff remains intact, but Spiller could benefit from a change of scenery. He'll be dirt-cheap in drafts next year and is worth a late-round flier in point-per-reception formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Saints | C.J. Spiller placed on IR

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:37:05 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller (head) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Fantasy Tip: The dismal year for Spiller has finally come to an end. Tim Hightower ($6,000, 12.0% of cap) and Travaris Cadet ($2,100, 4.2%) both have a great matchup against the Atlanta Falcons this week. Cadet is a nice PPR sleeper on FantasyScore, especially at his current price.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller inactive

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:03:05 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has been declared inactive for the Week 16 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Fantasy Tip: Tim Hightower ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) should receive most of the snaps at running back this week and will be involved in the running and passing game. Hightower has played well over the last two games and could be a cheaper running back for owners on FantasyScore.

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Saints | Week 16 inactives for Saints

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:47:24 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared RB C.J. Spiller, LB Dannell Ellerbe, LB James Anderson, DT Kaleb Eulls, WR Marques Colston, OG Ryan Seymour, OT Zach Strief inactive for Week 16.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller checks back in

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:50:18 -0800

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller (head) returned to the Week 15 game against the Detroit Lions for the final offensive drive of the first half after leaving due to a head injury.

Fantasy Tip: When healthy, Spiller can be a valuable option for fantasy owners in leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Saints | C.J. Spiller checks back in

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:45:09 -0800

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller (head) returned to the Week 15 game against the Detroit Lions for the final offensive drive of the first half after leaving due to a head injury.

Fantasy Tip: When healthy, Spiller can be a valuable option for fantasy owners in leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

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Saints | C.J. Spiller taken to locker room

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:25:44 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller (head) went to the locker room in the first half of the Week 15 game against the Detroit Lions due to a possible head injury and concussion evaluation.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller likely will not be back after helmet-to-helmet contact. He doesn't see as many touches as fantasy owners would like anyway, even with Mark Ingram out of the picture.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Mike Triplett

Saints | Another quiet game for C.J. Spiller

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 17:19:40 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had three carries for two yards and three catches for seven yards in a 24-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 14.

Fantasy Tip: Even with Mark Ingram out of action, Spiller remained an afterthought in the offense. There is no reason to consider Spiller at FantasyScore at this point.

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Saints | Tim Hightower to be No. 1 back

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:02:25 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB Tim Hightower is expected to receive the bulk of the carries for the team going forward, with RB Mark Ingram (shoulder) on injured reserve, because of their similar running styles. RB C.J. Spiller's role appears unlikely to change.

Fantasy Tip: The 29-year-old Hightower ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) was signed by the Saints last month and hadn't played in the NFL since 2011 prior to that. He has 12 carries for 48 yards and could be a solid pickup as a flex player for deeper fantasy leagues down the stretch.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Saints | More touches for C.J. Spiller, Tim Hightower?

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:35:05 -0800

New Orleans Saints RBs C.J. Spiller and Tim Hightower could be in line for more snaps if RB Mark Ingram (shoulder) is out for the season. Spiller is averaging just 13.5 snaps and 5.5 touches per game with the Saints this year for 108 rushing yards, 216 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Spiller has just four touches in the last two games.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has become a fantasy afterthought with the Saints this year after being a popular sleeper pick in the preseason. He would still be worth adding if he's available, but Tim Hightower ($2,000) better fits the role Ingram would leave behind, especially in standard scoring leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | C.J. Spiller an afterthought

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 06:28:07 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller played just six snaps Sunday, Nov. 8, against the Tennessee Titans.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller isn't a good option in fantasy until he carves up a bigger role in the offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Katherine Terrell

Saints | Mark Ingram to see heavier workload

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:53:05 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram is likely to see a heavier workload with RB Khiry Robinson (leg) out for the season, and Ingram could also be in line for more goal-line work. RB C.J. Spiller could also see an increase in workload, but the Saints are bringing him along slowly coming off injury, and he has averaged 16.7 snaps a game and hasn't been involved in more than 21 plays in seven games this year.

Fantasy Tip: It's inevitable that the fantasy values of Ingram and Spiller will increase with this injury to Robinson. You should feel more comfortable using Spiller in a flex spot on FantasyScore in the right matchups, and Ingram becomes a much safer running back selection in daily formats, as well.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Saints | C.J. Spiller finds end zone

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 19:13:11 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller rushed four times for 21 yards in the Week 8 game against the New York Giants and he added two catches for 15 yards and a touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) might pick up a few touches in the offense with Khiry Robinson ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) suffering what appeared to be a season-ending injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Saints | C.J. Spiller may receive bigger role

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 12:16:23 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller could receive a bigger role in the offense if RB Khiry Robinson (leg) is dealing with a significant injury.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller entered the season with high expectations with his new team but dealt with injuries during the season. Spiller could be involved in the running and passing game if Robinson misses several weeks and could be a flex option for owners.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller not being used

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 18:36:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller received the fewest snaps of the team's top three backs against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 6 after head coach Sean Payton said he was going to "work real hard" to make sure that Spiller received enough touches in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) has been underutilized all season, and despite Payton saying he was going to make sure he was more involved in the offense, he remained an afterthought. His big-play speed gives him some upside, but he is a high-risk play at FantasyScore until his role expands.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | C.J. Spiller has been non-factor

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:11:40 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had an 80-yard game-winning touchdown catch in an overtime win in Week 4, but he had just two yards on five touches in Week 5.

Fantasy Tip: The good news: the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints' Week 6 opponent Thursday night, has allowed the most PPR points to running backs per game (36.3), which includes a whopping 49 catches. Catching the ball out of the backfield is Spiller's ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) strength, so expect New Orleans to get him more involved. He's a great sleeper pick on FantasyScore tonight.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Saints | C.J. Spiller comes up big in OT

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 22:34:42 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller carried just twice for 10 yards in the Week 4 game against the Dallas Cowboys, but he had an 80-yard touchdown catch and run in overtime. He finished with five grabs for 99 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) has big-play ability, but he needs more than seven total touches to warrant using at a mid-level price in FantasyScore.

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Saints | C.J. Spiller expected to see more work

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 07:31:20 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller is expected to receive more carries in the Week 4 game against the Dallas Cowboys, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) has received only two carries so far this season but probably will receive more as the season goes on. Spiller has been more involved in the passing game and likely has more value in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Saints | C.J. Spiller will be more involved

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:14:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller is completely healthy and the team needs to have him touch the ball more often, according to head coach Sean Payton.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller received one carry for four yards and caught two passes for 22 yards in Week 3 but likely will be more involved as the season goes on. He may see more work in the passing game, so he could be a starting option for owners in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | C.J. Spiller not involved

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:56:02 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had one carry for four yards and two catches for 22 yards in a 27-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 3.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) appears to be third in line for carries, and he hasn't made much of an impact in the passing game either. He needs to be avoided at FantasyScore until further notice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Saints | New Orleans run game lacking

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:41:29 -0700

The New Orleans Saints running game is talented with RBs Mark Ingram, C.J. Spiller and Khiry Robinson, but they currently rank in the bottom fourth of the league in rushing yards per game (79) and yards per carry (3.36).

Fantasy Tip: Things won't get any easier for the running game if Drew Brees has to sit out this weekend against the Carolina Panthers, who have a stiff defensive front against the run. Even if Brees does play it could be tough sledding for the Saints ground game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | C.J. Spiller struggles in debut

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 18:14:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller had three carries for seven yards and one catch for 17 yards in a 26-19 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: Spiller ($5,000, 10.0% of cap) missed Week 1 with a knee injury, so the quiet game could be a product of him being eased into the mix. However, he is a risky play at FantasyScore until he proves to be a consistent part of the offensive game plan.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press