May 28, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) performs a running drill during organized team activities at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

CJ Spiller Followed by Trade Rumors & How to Make Steve Spurrier Shut Up - Clemson Tigers Links

Karry Kapps at Orange and Whiteprovides an update on former Clemson stars in the NFL, including CJ Spiller, who continues to be the center of trade rumors.

Although listed as the Bills’ starter at running back, the team has made a pair of moves that point to a possible move for Spiller, who is under contract this year and has an option for 2015.

The Bills traded for Bryce Brown in the off-season, and last week signed Fred Jackson to a one-year extension.

Andrea Adelson writes over at ESPN’s ACC Blog that the Clemson football team may have to win with defense this year and wonders how fans and everyone else will react if that turns out to be the case.

Fans, and even commentators to an extent, expect teams to fit a certain script. Swinney knows this all too well. At the ACC Kickoff, he said he would love to not have to score 45 points per game because his defense was leading the way but acknowledged the double-edged sword there. Inevitably, folks would say the offense fell off The Hill.

Greg Wallace at Bleacher Report suggests that there might be a way for Dabo Swinney to accomplish what would seem to be an impossible task– getting Steve Spurrier to shut up.

So how does Swinney quiet Spurrier? Just win, baby. To do so, the Tigers must improve in a number of areas across the board. Here’s a look at exactly what that entails.

Finally, here is yesterday’s practice report from ClemsonTigers.com. Yesterday was the last day of practicing in shells. Today they don the full set of pads.


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