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Times-Picayune Apr 17, 2015

C.J. Spiller tells paper he 'would've been a fool' to bypass New Orleans Saints

Spiller spent five seasons with the Buffalo Bills

Saints News, 3/17/15: Keenan Lewis Switches Number to 21 so C.J. Spiller Can Have 28

From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis announced on Instagram that he’ll change his jersey number to 21 so new running back C.J. Spiller can have No. 28. “28 mean a lot to Spiller, and I respect that. I’m not selfish a team guy,” wrote Lewis, who said he’d buy a new jersey for fans who have his old jersey and a receipt. Lewis said he was deciding between 21 (for his “idol” Deion Sanders) and 23 (which he wore with the Pittsburgh Steelers before coming to New Orleans as a free agent). Lewis wore No. 6 at Oregon State. Tweets #Saints CB Keenan...
Buffalo News Apr 17, 2015

Says new Saints running back C.J. Spiller: ‘I’ll always be a Buffalo Bill at heart’

They say moving can be the most stressful time in a person’s life.C.J. Spiller knows this now. He has been back in Orchard Park this week, packing up five years of Buffalo Bills memories... Read More

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...

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