Gates highlights AFC's top players

Gates highlights AFC's top players

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones and Buffalo Bills running back/kick returner C.J. Spiller have been selected as the AFC's top players for Week 2 of the NFL season.

NFL: New England 34, Buffalo 20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- LaGarrette Blount ran for 189 yards with two touchdowns Sunday, boosting playoff-bound New England over Buffalo 34-20 in the teams' regular season finale.

NFL: Atlanta 34, Buffalo 31 (OT)

TORONTO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant connected on a 36-yard field goal 3 minutes into overtime Sunday, capping a rally that carried Atlanta over Buffalo 34-31 in Toronto.

NFL: Kansas City 23, Buffalo 13

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Sean Smith returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown Sunday, sparking the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-13 victory over Buffalo.

NFL: Cleveland 37, Buffalo 24

CLEVELAND, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- T.J. Ward's 44-yard interception return for a score with 1:44 to play Thursday secured a 37-24 Cleveland win over Buffalo in game filled with key injuries.

NFL: Buffalo 23, Baltimore 20

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- EJ Manuel tossed a touchdown pass to Robert Woods and the Buffalo defense recorded five interceptions Sunday in the Bills' 23-20 win over Baltimore.

NFL: Buffalo 28, New York Jets 9

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 225 yards, including a 66-yard TD toss to C.J. Spiller, and the Buffalo Bills posted a 28-9 win over the New York Jets Sunday.

NFL: Miami 24, Buffalo 10

MIAMI, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Reggie Bush caught two touchdown passes and ran for another score Sunday but Miami was eliminated from the post-season despite a 24-10 win over Buffalo.

NFL: Seattle 50, Buffalo 17

TORONTO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Seattle's Russell Wilson scrambled for three touchdowns and set a club record for quarterback rushing yardage Sunday in the Seahawks' 50-17 rout of Buffalo.
Bills' Fred Jackson out with knee injury

Bills' Fred Jackson out with knee injury

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Buffalo running back Fred Jackson may miss the rest of the season due to a knee injury, Bills Coach Chan Gailey said Monday.

NFL: Buffalo 34, Jacksonville 18

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another Sunday in the Buffalo Bills' 34-18 victory over Jacksonville.

NFL: Buffalo 19, Arizona 16 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Buffalo's Rian Lindell booted a 25-yard field goal in overtime Sunday and the Bills gained a share of the AFC East lead with a 19-16 victory over Arizona.

NFL: Buffalo 24, Cleveland 14

CLEVELAND, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick fired three touchdown passes, including a fourth-quarter strike to Stevie Johnson Sunday that sealed Buffalo's 24-14 win over Cleveland.

NFL: Buffalo 35, Kansas City 17

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- C.J. Spiller rushed for 123 yards and scored twice on 15 carries Sunday, powering the Buffalo Bills past Kansas City 35-17.

NFL: New York Jets 48, Buffalo 28

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez connected for three touchdown passes and New York's defense forced four turnovers Sunday in the Jets' 48-28 season-opening win over Buffalo.
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C.J. Spiller
Buffalo Bills' running back C.J. Spiller runs against Washington Redskins' Rocky McIntosh during the second quarter at FedEx Field in Washington on August 13, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Clifford "C.J." Spiller Jr. (born August 5, 1987 in Lake Butler, Florida) is an American Football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was an All-American at Clemson University and was drafted 9th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. On October 16, 2010 his number 28 jersey was retired at Clemson University. On this day he also donated $100,000 to the school's "One Clemson Fund".

Spiller attended Union County High School in Lake Butler, where he excelled at track, as well as football, posting the seventh fastest time in the nation over 100 meters in his senior year with a time of 10.42 . At Union County High School, Spiller played alongside fellow Clemson teammate, Kevin Alexander. During his senior year at Union County, he rushed for 1,840 yards on 176 carries for 30 touchdowns. He also had fifteen receptions for 249 yards.

In his entire high school career, Spiller rushed for 5,511 yards on 541 carries.

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