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Running back C.J. Spiller turned down a contract offer to remain with the Buffalo Bills that would have paid him $4.5 million per year, according to a report from Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4.

By SI Wire
March 04, 2015

Running back C.J. Spiller turned down a contract offer to remain with the Buffalo Bills that would have paid him $4.5 million per year, according to a report from Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4.

Spiller, who is set to enter free agency, said on NFL Network on Tuesday that he will not return to the Bills.

The team reportedly has agreed to trade linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Philadelphia Eagles for running back LeSean McCoy.

"I hoped that I could return (to Buffalo)," Spiller said on NFL Network. "Very few guys get to play their whole career at one team, but unfortunately that doesn't happen in this business and I found out today it doesn't happen in this business."

Spiller played in only nine games last season because of a broken collarbone. He finished the year with 300 rushing yards and 125 receiving yards.

His most productive season was 2012, when Spiller amassed 1,703 yards and eight total touchdowns. 

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