C.J. Spiller: 97 or bust

May, 18, 2010
By Jon Robinson
C.J. SpillerBrian Schneider/US PresswireC.J. Spiller hopes to see his speed translate to "Madden NFL 11."

When Bills rookie speed demon C.J. Spiller thinks about what his "Madden NFL 11" skill ratings should be, one number comes to mind.

"I don't want to see anything less than 97," he tells me with a confident grin. "Ninety-seven speed, 97 acceleration, 97 catching, 97 vision."

But when I tell him how EA Sports usually drops the rookies way down from what they're used to seeing in the "NCAA Football" franchise, all Spiller can do is laugh.

"I know I'll probably be disappointed," he says, "but I just wanted to throw those numbers out there. Gives me something to shoot for this year. If I have a big year, they have to make me better in the game." Read More »


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