One day after Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy vowed to run the ball more, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported that the Packers had free agent running back C.J. Spiller in for a free-agent visit.
Spiller was released by the New Orleans Saints last week, just over a year after he signed a four-year, $16-million contract.
Spiller was limited last season because of a knee injury, but the ninth-overall pick in the 2010 draft rushed for 933 yards in 15 games in 2013. His best year was in 2012 when he rushed for 1,244 yards and six touchdowns. [Read more…]