Brandon Spikes lands on ESPN Top 100

ESPN.com is ranking NFL players and counting them down (follow on Twitter @ESPNNFL) from No. 100 to No. 1 on both offense and defense, 10 per day for 10 days. The top 10 on both sides of the ball will be revealed Friday, Aug. 29.

The rankings were based off votes from 85 ESPN NFL experts.

The first Buffalo Bills player to land on the Top 100 list is linebacker Brandon Spikes, who came in at No. 98 on defense with an average score of 6.25 (on a scale from 1-to-10).

Spikes, a newcomer to the Bills this season, wasn't ranked last season.

2014 Bills ESPN NFL Rank results:

LB Brandon Spikes -- No. 98 (defense)

2013 Bills ESPN NFL Rank results:

DT Marcell Dareus -- No. 100 (defense)

DT Kyle Williams -- No. 82 (defense)

WR Stevie Johnson -- No. 76 (offense)

RB C.J. Spiller -- No. 58 (offense)

DE Mario Williams -- No. 38 (defense)

S Jairus Byrd -- No. 26 (defense)