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Fred Jackson

Fred Jackson - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 216 lbs.
Birthday 02/20/1981
Birthplace Fort Worth, TX
College Coe
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
115 437 3

Questions remain at Bills backup QB spot

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson is not up to speed to be the No. 2 QB, yet, and the team's confidence in Tyler Thigpen is certainly questionable.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
This week, it was the Bills and Dolphins turning the tables by winning big and the Patriots and Jets suffering ugly losses.

Bills send Chiefs to 0-2 in 35-17 rout

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored twice and had 123 yards rushing in sparking the Buffalo Bills' 35-17 rout over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

Spotlight on Bills WRs Jones, Graham in Nelson's absence

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Bills third-year WR Donald Jones will get an extra opportunity to prove his worth after David Nelson suffered a torn ACL.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' problems start with D-line

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The disappointing Week One performance by the Bills' defensive line had a ripple effect on the team's other units.

Bills DT Dareus excused after brother killed

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Bills DT Marcell Dareus has been excused to be with his family after his younger brother was shot and killed last weekend.

Bills stadium lease talks stall with state, county

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Ralph Wilson Stadium lease negotiations between the Bills and state and county officials have stalled.

Bills re-sign RB White

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed RB Johnny White on Tuesday and placed WR David Nelson on injured reserve.

Bills RB Jackson out at least three games

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that RB Fred Jackson will miss at least three weeks after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s loss to the Jets.

Report: Bills WR Nelson out for season

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the 2012 season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported. 

AFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Jets dominated in Week One, while the Bills are close to panic mode and the Dolphins have a long way to go.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Howell's play keeps Bills from adding a vet

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Rookie Delano Howell made the Bills' roster as their No. 4 safety, as his preseason performance kept Buffalo from adding a veteran. 

Raiders sign WR Hagan

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have signed veteran free-agent WR Derek Hagan.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 09, 2012
The Buffalo Bills officially placed Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday and promoted defensive tackle Jay Ross to the 53-man roster.||||||| Jackson won't require surgery after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain to his MCL this week, but with the Bills at 5-8 and looking toward next season, the move became an obvious one. His injury leaves Buffalo with just two active running backs, C.J. Spiller and Tashard Choice. Gailey said fullback Corey McIntyre could fill the third spot if necessary,
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Jackson rushed for 109 yards on 25 carries in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.||||||| This was the first time this season that Jackson topped the 100-yard mark.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Jackson is active for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.||||||| Jackson passed a concussion test earlier this week and coach Chan Gailey said then that Jackson would play. Before kickoff, team officials said C.J. Spiller would get the start in place of Jackson.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012
Fred Jackson has been cleared to play at Indianapolis this weekend after passing a series of NFL-mandated concussion tests||||||| Jackson says he felt good before practice Wednesday, and coach Chan Gailey added that he expects the running back to play Sunday. Despite having Jackson back, Gailey said C.J. Spiller will remain the starter and get a majority of playing time. That's a switch in philosophy after the two had been splitting time before Jackson was hurt in a 37-31 loss at New England on Nov. 11.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Jackson's status is uncertain as he continues to recover from a concussion.||||||| Jackson, who missed Thursday's win, attended an offensive walk-through session on Monday, but has not yet been cleared for contact.

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