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Bills put Spiller on short-term IR
C.J. Spiller
C.J. Spiller underwent surgery Monday to repair a broken clavicle.
Orchard Park, NY ( - The Buffalo Bills placed running back C.J. Spiller on injured reserve/designated for return Tuesday.

In a corresponding move, the team signed running back Phillip Tanner.

Spiller underwent surgery Monday to repair a broken clavicle.

He got hurt in the second quarter of Sunday's 17-16 win over Minnesota. Spiller came down hard on his left shoulder at the end of a 53-yard run, his lone carry of the game.  Full Story

Strike three is looming for Harvin
By John McMullen, NFL Editor
Philadelphia, PA ( - Breakin' up is hard to do, at least according to Neil Sedaka.

For Pete Carroll and John Schneider, though, it wasn't difficult at all. The Seahawks' braintrust sent the disagreeable Percy Harvin to the desperate New York Jets on Friday in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

It most likely will be just a sixth-round selection but could move up to a fourth-rounder if Harvin actually starts acting like a professional in New York, a bigger long-shot than the 1-6 Jets turning things around and making a run toward the postseason.

That's a far cry from the first-, third- and seventh-round picks the Seahawks sent to Minnesota to "pry" the immensely talented Harvin from the Vikings back in March of 2013.  Full Story