Bills put Spiller on short-term IR

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.

Fellow running back Fred Jackson could miss up to four weeks with a groin

Tanner spent the past three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, compiling just 56
carries for 149 yards and two touchdowns.