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Gailey says there’s a chance he has both Jackson and Spiller


Despite predictions that were dire on both fronts, Bills coach Chan Gailey said there’s a chance both Fred Jackson (knee) and C.J. Spiller (shoulder) play Sunday against New England.

I think they both have a chance, a legitimate chance,” Gailey said, via Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News.

Both were somewhat limited in Friday’s practice, but there seemed to be more optimism about Jackson’s status.

“It got better as the day went on today, so that’s always good,” Jackson said. “It felt good yesterday, too, after practice. Excited to see what happens on Sunday.”

Gailey admitted he wouldn’t have expected earlier this week that Spiller would be as far along as he is.

“Not a chance,” Gailey said. “It was great to get Spiller back because it keeps our Wildcat stuff alive, so that’s good.”

Getting one back would be a bonus for the 2-1 Bills, having both would be a huge boost.

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9 Responses to “Gailey says there’s a chance he has both Jackson and Spiller”
  1. fitzmagic1212 says: Sep 28, 2012 1:22 PM

    wow this is HUGE. if they both play we can run all 3 backs and hold the ball and keep tom off the field!

  2. zeuslizard says: Sep 28, 2012 1:22 PM

    Go get em Fred and CJ! Huge opportunity for Buffalo this weekend!!!

  3. skoobyfl says: Sep 28, 2012 1:57 PM

    Bills win if CJ / FJ are playing, they’ll trample the Pat’s defense.

  4. EJ says: Sep 28, 2012 2:14 PM

    The Bills are going to need every playmaker they have out on the field Sunday. A 90% Jackson and a 85% Spiller is better than seeing Choice and White try to rip up the Patriot Defense. The only advantage we have is the 12th man, good Ole’ Ralph Wilson Stadium loud and proud! Go Bills!!!!
    #BillsMafia #NobodyCirclesTheWagonsLikeTheBuffaloBills

  5. kvanhorn87 says: Sep 28, 2012 2:21 PM

    So you are saying, there is a chance.

  6. noreasterforlife says: Sep 28, 2012 2:37 PM

    I think I just saw a pig fly by….ooops.. nope. that’s just Rex Ryan in a limo coming out of KFC drive thru.
    Pat’s win by 10 or more.

  7. captfoxboro says: Sep 28, 2012 3:17 PM

    Todd Aiken just came out and echoed Gailey’s assessment that there is a “legitimate ” chance of the two Rbs suiting up this Sunday .
    Stated something about their bodies natural defense mechanism rejecting Patriot tacklers .

  8. mike83ri says: Sep 28, 2012 3:48 PM

    This is great news for my fantasy team, but there’s zero chance the Bills win.

  9. billsfaninmiami says: Sep 28, 2012 4:59 PM

    Zero chance for the Bills?
    Really? Zero??

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