C.J. Spiller hopeful to play against Browns

Bills running back C.J. Spiller might have broken the 100-yard barrier if it wasn't for a sprained ankle suffered in the second half against Baltimore.

At that point, Spiller had run for 77 yards on 23 carries and was beginning to churn out yards. But an ankle injury sidelined him and put the ball in the hands of Fred Jackson and Tashard Choice. The Bills' running game totaled 203 yards against the Ravens in a 23-20 win.

The Bills have a quick turnaround as they play the Cleveland Browns on Thursday.

Spiller said he'll do what he can to be ready for the game.

“If I can get to 80-85 percent, that’ll be good,” Spiller told reporters, via the team's official website.

Spiller has had some minor injuries pestering him throughout the year. But against a tough Cleveland front that's riding a two-game winning streak, the Bills will need Spiller available.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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