Fred Jackson Inactive Sunday, C.J. Spiller Still Prime Fantasy Option

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 11: Running back Fred Jackson #22 of the Buffalo Bills rushes up field against the Kansas City Chiefs during the third second quarter on September 11, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Bills beat the Chiefs 41-7.(Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Fred Jackson is inactive for Sunday's game between the Bills and the Browns. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fred Jackson is inactive for Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns, according to the team's official site. Jackson sat out practice throughout the past week while rehabbing a knee injury suffered in the season opener. He has been targeting a Week 5 return, though head coach Chan Gailey had hinted that the running back might be ready for Week 4 against the New England Patriots.

Fantays Impact: C.J. Spiller will once again feature in the Bills' backfield, and could be a better fantasy option even when Jackson is healthy enough to return. We'll worry about that when the time comes. For now, Spiller is a must-stat in just about every fantasy format this week against the Browns.

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