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FILE - This April 23, 2010, file photo shows C.J. Spiller, the Buffalo Bills first round pick in the NFL 2010 Draft, listening to a question during an NFL football news conference at Bills headquarters in Orchard Park, N.Y.  Spiller has reached an agreement on a five-year deal potentially worth $37 million with the Buffalo Bills on Friday, Aug. 6, 23010, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Don Heupel, File)
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FILE - This April 23, 2010, file photo shows C.J. Spiller, the Buffalo Bills first round pick in the NFL 2010 Draft, listening to a question during an NFL football news conference at Bills headquarters in Orchard Park, N.Y. Spiller has reached an agreement on a five-year deal potentially worth $37 million with the Buffalo Bills on Friday, Aug. 6, 23010, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Don Heupel, File)

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