10:19 PM EDT, Sun March 29, 2015

Saints News, 3/26/15: Sean Payton Considered Reggie Bush But Loves C.J. Spiller

From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: “His cutup is unbelievable,” Payton said of breaking down Spiller’s film with the Buffalo Bills. “And I’m not talking about last season because I think it became challenging, but you go back a couple of years and start looking at his screen reel, a sweep reel, a return reel. So when you watch his film you think of a lot of things he can do." Tweets Payton on Brees: Lots of good football left in him http://t.co/w6T2V8DzSl — WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) March 26, 2015 Former Nebraska DE and NFL prospect Randy Gregory told @KimJonesSports...
Times-Picayune Mar 25, 2015

New Orleans Saints nearly reunited with Reggie Bush before signing C.J. Spiller

Saints didn't think they would be in the running for C.J. Spiller
Florida Times-Union Mar 25, 2015

NFL Meetings Insider: Saints happy, surprised to get C.J. Spiller

PHOENIX | A surprising signing early in free agency was New Orleans adding running back C.J. Spiller, who played at Union County High School in Lake Butler. Count Saints coach Sean Payton among the surprised. The Saints re-signed Mark Ingram (four years, $16 million, $6.1 million guaranteed) on March 7 before he could hit the open market and then added Spiller (four years, $16 million, $5.75 million guaranteed) on March 13. read more
Times-Picayune Mar 25, 2015

Sean Payton views C.J. Spiller as valuable piece to New Orleans Saints' offense: Video

Saints coach Sean Payton didn't initially target running back C.J. Spiller, but said they couldn't let him leave the team facility without a contract

Saints News 3/19/15: Keenan Lewis Restructures Contract With Saints

From NOLA.com: The New Orleans Saints are $1.7 million under cap after adding the contract of C.J. Spiller and restructuring Keenan Lewis' contract. Lewis didn't receive any more money, but an additional $10.4 million of his contract has been guaranteed, according to a source. Tweets (Not counting Lewis contract change:) #Saints salary cap update; C.J. Spiller contract details http://t.co/F6kFYFoHsU— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) March 19, 2015 Saints REALLY wanted to keep Lewis happy. He was given an additional $10.45 million guaranteed, per source. So hes not going anywhere—...
Times-Picayune Mar 18, 2015

Mark Ingram, C.J. Spiller signed similar contracts with Saints: Who got a better deal?

If both players remain with the Saints for the full four years, Spiller will out-gain Ingram in cash until the final year.

Dannell Ellerbe and C.J. Spiller Contract Details and Cap Liabilities

C.J. Spiller's Contract details are finally leaking out today. Dannell Ellerbe's came out yesterday. Is anyone still doubting Mickey's talent? We finally have some numbers on C.J Spiller's contract with the Saints. 2 mil cap hit for 2015, 4.5 mil for 2016, 4.85 mil for 2107 and 4.65 mil for 2018. C.J. Spiller signed a 4 year / $16,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,000,000. In 2015, Spiller will earn a base salary of $750,000 and a signing bonus of $5,000,000. Spiller has a cap hit of...

C.J. Spiller scouting report from Buffalo; is he Reggie Bush 2.0?: Podcast

Bills beat reporter says Spiller compares favorably to Reggie Bush
Times-Picayune Mar 13, 2015

C.J. Spiller putting 'ego aside,' embracing role with New Orleans Saints

Spiller said he'll put his "ego aside" and be satisfied with whatever his role brings, even if it means logging fewer carries than Mark Ingram.
Times-Picayune Mar 13, 2015

New Orleans Saints sign running back C.J. Spiller

Spiller, who turns 28 in August, has spent the last five seasons with the Buffalo Bills.
Times-Picayune Mar 13, 2015
C.J. Spiller signs with New Orleans Saints: Fantasy Football 2015 impact

C.J. Spiller signs with New Orleans Saints: Fantasy Football 2015 impact

It was just two seasons ago when C.J. Spiller not only was projected to be one of the top running backs in fantasy football, but he also was a consensus first-round pick for most owners heading into 2013. To say...
Times-Picayune Mar 13, 2015

C.J. Spiller addition by far New Orleans Saints' best offseason move: Larry Holder

Mark Ingram, C.J. Spiller give Saints one of the NFL's best backfields
Florida Times-Union Mar 13, 2015
Union County HS alum C.J. Spiller heading to New Orleans

Union County HS alum C.J. Spiller heading to New Orleans

Allowed to leave the Buffalo Bills after they acquired LeSean McCoy from Philadelphia, free agent running back C.J. Spiller has found a new home, agreeing to a four-year contract with the New Orleans Saints today per ESPN and NFL.com. Spiller, who prepped at Union County before going on to Clemson, joins Mark Ingram -- who re-signed with the Saints last week (also a four-year deal) -- in the Saints' running back rotation. Spilller, who will be 28 when the regular season starts, spent his first five NFL seasons with Buffalo after being the ninth overall draft pick in 2010. read more
Buffalo Rumblings Mar 13, 2015

C.J. Spiller to sign with the New Orleans Saints

The final shoe to drop in the exodus of C.J. Spiller was the destination, and now we know where he's headed: to New Orleans. As the Buffalo Bills re-tooled their running back corps with last week's acquisition of LeSean McCoy, it quickly became evident that C.J. Spiller was finished in Buffalo after five seasons. That chapter of his career is now officially closed, with Spiller agreeing to terms on a deal with the New Orleans Saints, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Saints reached agreement with former Bills RB CJ Spiller. Saints backfield getting crowded: Spiller, Mark Ingram, Khiry...

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