C.J. Spiller, Jacoby Ford double their money for 2013

Both former Tigers have triggered automatic salary increases with their on-field performances

Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller (28) scores a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller (28) scores a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Jacoby Ford hasn't played much football lately, while former Clemson teammate C.J. Spiiler is hitting his stride after a breakthrough performance in his third NFL season.

But both players will be playing for the double the pay next season after reaching incentive triggers in their rookie contracts.

Spiller, who earned $1.3 million last season, will receive $2.63 million during his fourth NFL season. Spiller set new career highs in carries, with 207, and yards rushing, with 1,244 yards. He had five 100-yard rushing games and exceeded 100 yards from scrimmage 11 times. He caught 43 passes for 459 yards and two touchdowns.

Spiller's raise makes him the highest-paid player in the Buffalo Bills' backfield.

As a rookie in 2010, Spiller carried the ball 74 times for 283 yards and had 157 reception yards on 24 catches. In 2011, the rushed for 561 yards on 107 carries and had 39 receptions for 269 yards.

Spiller's 6.0 yards per carry average last season shared the NFL lead among running backs.

Ford hasn't played a full season with the Oakland Raiders since his rookie year, when he caught 25 passes for an 18.8 average and set a franchise record by returning three kickoffs for touchdowns.

He was limited to eight games by injuries in 2011, but returned another kickoff for a touchdown.

Ford then missed the entire 2012 season after suffering a Lisfranc foot injury for the second straight year.

Ford signed a four-year rookie contract after being a fourth-round draft pick in 2010. He earned $575,000 last year, but during his first two seasons triggered escalators that will boost his salary to $1.32 million next fall.

Leroy Hill Arrested: Former Clemson linebacker Leroy Hill has been arrested and charged with domestic violence for the second time in four years.

Hill, a standout performer with the Seattle Seahawks, will be a free agent for 2013.

When Hill was arrested in 2009, charges were dismissed after he agreed to enroll in a treatment program. He will now be facing charges for fourth-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment when formally charged. Hill has been previously been suspended twice for marijuana-related offenses.

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